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(ˌhiːməˈtɒksɪlɒn) or


(Plants) any thorny leguminous tree of the genus Haematoxylon, esp the logwood, of tropical America and SW Africa. The heartwood yields the dye haematoxylin
[C19: see haematoxylin]
haematoxylic adj
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Noun1.Haematoxylon - small genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Caesalpinioideae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae - alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae
campeachy, Haematoxylum campechianum, logwood tree, bloodwood tree, logwood - spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye
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But with the genus still being poorly understood at the beginning of the nineteenth century, the type specimen from the northern Cape was discovered by Ross in 1975 to have been a hybrid, one parent being Acacia haematoxylon.
laxiflora Acacia farnesiana (Sp, S, F; PA, RV) (Sp; PA; RV) Acacia occidentalis Mimosa dysocarpa (S; PA; RV) (S, F; PA) Caesalpinia pulcherrima Nissolia schottii (F; W; PA; RV) (S; PA) Calliandra eriophylla Olneya tesota (Sp; S; PA) (Sp; PA, RV) Coursetia glandulosa Parkinsonia praecox (Sp; PA) (SP; S; PA; RV) Diphysa suberosa Prosopis velutina (S; PA) (Sp, S, F; PA, RV) Haematoxylon brasiletto Senna pallida (S; PA; RV) (Ns; RV) Havardia mexicana (Sp; PA; RV) Lysiloma divaricatum (Sp; PA) Fouquieriaceae Fouquieria macdougalii (Sp; S;PA; RV) Fouquieria splendens (Sp; PA; RV) Lamiaceae Hyptis albida (Sp- f w; pa rv) Malpighiaceae Callaeum macropterum (Sp> S F W; PA RV) Malvaceae Abutilon sp.
4] Hematoxylin, which is obtained from the Mexican tree Haematoxylon campechianum, is an example of a natural dye that is widely used in histology and histochemistry, while eosin is a synthetic dye also used in histology.
Determinar el pH, el contenido y tipo de sustancias inorganicas, el contenido de extraibles, de holocelulosa y de lignina en la albura, el duramen y la corteza de Haematoxylon brasiletto Karsten, procedente del municipio de Tacambaro, Michoacan.
laxiflora, Fouquiera macdougalii, Haematoxylon brasiletto, Mimosa distachya, y M.
Three-micron thick sections were cut and stained by Haematoxylon and eosin.