Bombacaceae


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Related to Bombacaceae: Apocynaceae
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Noun1.Bombacaceae - tropical trees with large dry or fleshy fruit containing usually woolly seeds
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Malvales, order Malvales - Malvaceae; Bombacaceae; Elaeocarpaceae; Sterculiaceae; Tiliaceae
Bombax, genus Bombax - trees of chiefly South America
Adansonia, genus Adansonia - baobab; cream-of-tartar tree
Ceiba, genus Ceiba - tropical American trees with palmately compound leaves and showy bell-shaped flowers
Durio, genus Durio - a genus of tall Asian trees of the family Bombacaceae
genus Montezuma - one species: medium-sized evergreen tree of Puerto Rico or Mexico
genus Ochroma, Ochroma - one species: balsa
genus Pseudobombax, Pseudobombax - tropical American deciduous shrubs or small trees
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The five most dominant families in order of importance were Fabaceae, Myristicaceae, Sapotaceae, Moraceae and Bombacaceae.
On the other hand, Bombacaceae exhibits tree habit, have polyandrous flowers with unilocular anthers and smooth pollen [14,48,28].
Adansonia digitata belongs to the family Bombacaceae, which has traditionally been used as immunostimulant (12), anti-inflammatory, analgesic (13) and pesticide (14).
The family Bombacaceae has great economic significance because it is used as a construction material for boats, buoys, among other uses (LORENZI, 2002).
Tebeldi is the baobab (Adansonia digitat L) which is a fruit-producing tree belonging to the family Bombacaceae.
13) for six Indian woods, while Bernui (3) studied nine Peruvian tropical woods of the Bombacaceae family.