Crescentia


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Noun1.Crescentia - a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Bignoniaceae, family Bignoniaceae - trees or shrubs or woody vines or herbs having fruit resembling gourds or capsules; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
calabash tree, Crescentia cujete, calabash - tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds
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The presence of alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids, and terpenoids showed that the Crescentia fruit has antimicrobial as well as antioxidant effects [8].
24 Asteraceae Bidens pilosa 25 Apiaceae Apium graveolens 26 Bignoniaceae Crescentia cujete 27 Asteraceae Ambrosia peruviana 28 Commelinaceae Tradescantia pallida 29 Verbenaceae Verbena hispida 30 Lamiaceae Salvia leucantha 31 Asteraceae Achillea millefolium 32 Asteraceae Achillea millefolium 33 Loranthaceae Aetanthus mutisii 34 Caryophyllaceae Spergula arvensis 35 Elaeocarpaceae Vallea stipularis 36 Ericaceae Disterigma alaternoides 37 Oxalidaceae Oxalis medicaginea 38 Rhamnaceae Rhamnus sp.
elaeagnoides DC Boraginaceae Couepia polyandra (Kunth) Rose Chrysobalanaceae * Crescentia alata Kunth Bignoniaceae Dalbergia congestiflora Pittier Fabaceae * Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.
Palermo were recognized for their research entitled Antianglogenic Activity and Toxicity of Crescentia cujete Linn (Calabash).
This research has relied on the support of AISWA, their representative Crescentia Anthony, principals of participating independent schools and the generosity and goodwill of the early childhood teacher participants.
Los proyectos de turismo basan su funcionamiento en la venta de artesanias locales como mascaras elaboradas en madera del arbol de balsa Ochroma Pyramidale, elaboracion de tejidos, venta de artesanias elaboradas con las frutas del Jicaro, Crescentia Cujete, artesanias elaboradas con semillas de varias plantas, venta de alimentos tradicionales, hospedajes, recorridos o talleres culturales entre otros.
Some plants like Crescentia Cujete (Calabash ), Kigelia Africana (Sausage Tree ) and Haplophragma Adenophyllum (Ainthphalli ) are exclusively or heavily dependent on bats for pollination.
The trumpet flower, Crescentia alata Kuth (Lamiales: Bignoniaceae), is traditionally known in Mexico as cuatecomate or cirian.
fruit du calebassier (Lagenaria siceraria, Crescentia cujete) utilise comme recipient"
A few of the threatened endemics are nested inside clades restricted to South America or sister to lineages from this region (10 species in 6 genera: Crescentia (Bignoniaceae), Doerpfeldia (Rhamnaceae), Elekmania, Gesneria, Rhvtidophyllum, and Styrax (Styracaceae), see Appendix S3).
Cruz Molina, Crescentia Pastor, Veronica Violant, "Parental Education as Health Protection Factor in Vulnerable Childhood and Adolescence," Revista de Cercetare si Interventie Sociala, 34 (2011).