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Noun1.Thespesia - a small genus of tropical trees including the portia tree
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
bendy tree, portia tree, seaside mahoe, Thespesia populnea - pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its rounded heart-shaped leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers; yields valuable pink to dark red close-grained wood and oil from its seeds
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2009) reported that, the mean ZIs of Ficus religiosa, Thespesia populnea and Hibiscus tiliaceus leaves aqueous, methanol and chloroform extracts against 9 microorganisms ranged between 10 mm (S.
Evaluation of antiulcer activity of the terpenoid fraction from the leaves of Thespesia populnea (L) (Malvaceae) in albino rats.
For blood in urine or kidney stones, juice obtained from macerated stems of Costus speciosus and roots of Thespesia lampas is mixed with makardhwaj (*) to prepare syrup.
En el area de estudio existen ademas, plantas exoticas como: Casuarina equisetifolia, Cocos nucifera, Megathyrsus maximus, Opuntia stricta, Pandanus tectorius, Phoenix dactylifera, Sansevieria trifasciata, Sporobolus indicus, Terminalia catappa y Thespesia populnea.
Tree species present in the study site: Anona squamos, Polyalthia longifolia, Atlantia monophylla, Azadirachata indica, Zizyphus mouritiana, Zizyphus xylopyrus, Caesalpinia coriaria, Delonix regia, Cassia siamea, Cassia rouxburghii, Tamarindus indica, Prosopis juliflora, Acacia planifrons, Acacia leucophloea, Albizia lebbeck, Morinda pubescens, Santalum album, Borassus flabellifer, Wrightia tinctoria, Streblus asper, Pamburus missionis, Mangifera indica, Aegle marmelos, Mimusops elengi, Millingtonia hortenensis, Peltophorum pterocarpum, Erythrina indica, Adenanthrea pavonina, Thespesia populnea, Kigelia pinnata, Guazama ulmirolia, Madhuca longifolia, Couroupita guianensis.
Antioxidant activity of Thespesia populnea bark extracts against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury in rats.
The tribe Gossypiae (Malvaceae) in America embraces four genera: Gossypium, Hampea, Thespesia and Cienfuegosia, and BWs have been observed on all them.
Pharmacological actions of Thespesia populnea relevant to Alzheimer's disease.
Thespesia populnea (Malvaceae) is a large tree found in the tropical regions and coastal forests of India.
All are made of Thespesia populnea, a wood used widely in Polynesian traditional ceremonies.