Bombax


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bombax

(ˈbɒmbæks)
n
a genus of trees (family Malvaceae), the most well-known species of which is the cotton tree
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Noun1.Bombax - trees of chiefly South America
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Bombacaceae, family Bombacaceae - tropical trees with large dry or fleshy fruit containing usually woolly seeds
Bombax ceiba, Bombax malabarica, red silk-cotton tree, simal - East Indian silk cotton tree yielding fibers inferior to kapok
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The African oil-tree rose above the mass, with leaves fifteen feet in length upon its stalk, the latter studded with sharp thorns; the bombax, or silk-cotton-tree, filled the wind, as it swept by, with the fine down of its seeds; the pungent odors of the pendanus, the "kenda" of the Arabs, perfumed the air up to the height where the Victoria was sailing; the papaw-tree, with its palm-shaped leaves; the sterculier, which produces the Soudan-nut; the baobab, and the banana-tree, completed the luxuriant flora of these inter-tropical regions.
This plant family also includes okra, cotton, cacao and even the Bombax trees found on our property.
Manaf, Dyes Removal from Aqeous Solution Using Wood Activated Charcoal of Bombax Cieba Tree, J.
A Ouagadougou, dans le cadre des travaux forces, l'administration coloniale a ordonne des pratiques environnementales declinees sous diverses figures: espaces forestiers proteges a l'image du <<Bois de Boulogne>>, plantation d'arbres d'alignement tels que Khaya senegalensis et Eucalyptus camaldulensis en bordure des grandes routes et dans l'enceinte de certaines administrations publiques, plantation de Mangifera indica (manguiers), de Bombax costatum, de Ceiba pentandra (kapokiers) et de Delonix regia (flamboyants) dans les ecoles, dans les monasteres, les residences et les vergers appartenant aux classes dirigeantes.
Prominent among them are Dalbergia sissoo Eucalyptus camadulensis Azadirachta indica Acacia nilotica and Bombax malabarica.
Eso es especialmente verdadero cuando se encuentra en combinacion con pochotl = Ceiba pentandra (o Bombax ceiba).
Hepatoprotective activity of bombax ceiba Linn against isoniazid and rifampicin induced toxicity in experimental rats.
2]) Euxylophora paraensis 97,30 0,74 Manilkara huberi 89,80 0,63 Lecythis pisonis 89,50 0,63 Brosimum acutifolium 81,90 0,53 Laetia procera 78,90 0,49 Pseudopiptadenia suaveolens 76,70 0,46 Bombax globosum 69,60 0,38 Caryocar villosum 67,80 0,36 Manilkara paraensis 61,60 0,30 Laetia procera 60,50 0,29 Jacaranda copaia 55,20 0,24 Copaifera multijuga 35,80 0,10 -- -- -- -- -- -- Total -- 5,15 Media DAP 72,05 [+ or -] 17,29 -- [T.
Quercus grifithi, Duabanga grandiflora, Terminalia indica, AR-I Medziphema (412) Mesua ferra, Bombax ceiba, Elaeocarpus spp.