Mesua ferrea

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Related to Mesua nagassarium: Mesua pedunculata, Indian rose chestnut
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Noun1.Mesua ferrea - handsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfumeMesua ferrea - handsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume; source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties
genus Mesua, Mesua - genus of tropical Asiatic trees having large solitary flowers
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Abstract: Repeated chromatographic separation and purification of pet-ether and carbon tetrachloride soluble fractions of a methanol extract of stem bark of Mesua nagassarium (Burm.
Salsa, prepared from leaves of Justicia adhatoda or Mesua nagassarium was prescribed by the Kavirajes to be taken regularly for maintenance of good health.