Borassus flabellifer


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Noun1.Borassus flabellifer - tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
bassine - coarse leaf fiber from palmyra palms used in making brushes and brooms
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Evaluation of the analgesic and antipyretic activities of ethanolic extract of male flowers (inflorescences) of Borassus flabellifer 1 (Arecaceae).
Phoenix datylifera y Borassus flabellifer presentan la vaina de fibras esclerenquimaticas que rodea el haz vascular como la observada en esta variedad, pero Cocos sp.
5-lipoxygenase and cyclooxygenase inhibitory dammarane triterpenoid 1 from borassus flabellifer seed coat inhibits tumor necrosis factor-a secretion in LPSInduced THP-1 human monocytes and induces apoptosis in MIA PaCa-2 pancreatic cancer cells," Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, vol.
ferrugineus include 40 species of palms (Naturjardins 2013), which include Areca catechu, Arenga pinnata, Borassus flabellifer, Caryota maxima, C.
Current sap tapping threatens palm populations, because it implies the palm's death; however, sap tapping through the inflorescences is well known for several palm species in Asia (Arenga pinnata, Borassus flabellifer, Caryota urens, Cocos nucifera, Phoenix sylvestris), and this sap is used for the production of sugar, a product commercialized in local and international markets (Dransfield 1976, De Zoysa 1992, Everett 1995).
Tree species present in the study site: Anona squamos, Polyalthia longifolia, Atlantia monophylla, Azadirachata indica, Zizyphus mouritiana, Zizyphus xylopyrus, Caesalpinia coriaria, Delonix regia, Cassia siamea, Cassia rouxburghii, Tamarindus indica, Prosopis juliflora, Acacia planifrons, Acacia leucophloea, Albizia lebbeck, Morinda pubescens, Santalum album, Borassus flabellifer, Wrightia tinctoria, Streblus asper, Pamburus missionis, Mangifera indica, Aegle marmelos, Mimusops elengi, Millingtonia hortenensis, Peltophorum pterocarpum, Erythrina indica, Adenanthrea pavonina, Thespesia populnea, Kigelia pinnata, Guazama ulmirolia, Madhuca longifolia, Couroupita guianensis.
The pH of fresh sap from Borassus flabellifer used for sugar production ranges from 4.
Crystalline sugar (talmishri) prepared from sap of Borassus flabellifer was added to macerated roots of Bombax ceiba and fruits of Myristica fragrans.
1991), the palmyra palm Borassus flabellifer (Dissanayake, 1986; Khieu, 1996), the solitary fish tail palm Caryota urens (Dissanayake, 1977, 1986), the coconut Cocos nucifera (Kitze & Johnson, 1975), the mangrove palm Nypa fruticans (Fong, 1989; Miah et al.