clove tree

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Noun1.clove tree - moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of clovesclove tree - moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
genus Syzygium, Syzygium - a tropical evergreen tree of the myrtle family native to the East Indies but cultivated elsewhere
clove - aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
spice tree - tree bearing aromatic bark or berries
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Efficacy of eugenol extracted from the plant Eugenia aromatica as an anesthetic for the biometry procedures in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) adults.
Pode ser obtido pela destilacao do extrato de partes de planta (folhas, caules e raizes) da arvore Eugenia caryophyllata e Eugenia aromatica (CUNHA; ROSA, 2006), sendo o eugenol seu principal produto.
The terpene euganol is the main constituent of clove oil from Eugenia aromatica and is present in a number of other essential oils of medicinal plants such as Cinnamomum species.