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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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.
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).
For working mothers, flexible hours make the workplace more considerate environment, Crescentia Cardoz, marketing executive with Dulsco, an HR firm, said.