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can·de·lil·la

 (kăn′dl-ē′ə)
n.
A shrubby spurge (Euphorbia antisyphilitica) chiefly of western Texas and Mexico, having densely clustered, erect, essentially leafless stems that yield a multipurpose wax.

[American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish candela, candle, from Latin candēla; see candle.]

candelilla

(ˌkændəˈliːjə; Spanish kandeˈliʎa)
n
(Plants) either of two wax-coated Mexican shrubs, Euphorbia antisyphilitica or Pedilanthus pavonis (or bracteatus)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.candelilla - wax-coated Mexican shrub related to Euphorbia antisyphilitica
slipper plant, slipper spurge - any of several tropical American shrubby succulent plants resembling cacti but having foot-shaped bracts
candelilla wax - a hard brown wax that occurs as a coating on candelilla shrubs
2.candelilla - wax-coated shrub of northern Mexico and southwestern United States
Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia - type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
spurge - any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice
candelilla wax - a hard brown wax that occurs as a coating on candelilla shrubs
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UKPRwire, Tue Aug 23 2016] The report "Food Glazing Agents Market by Ingredient Type (Stearic Acid, Beeswax, Carnauba Wax, Candelilla Wax, Shellac, Paraffin Wax), Ingredient Function, Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Fruits & Vegetables, Functional Foods), & by Region - Global Forecasts to 2021".
Desde su fundacion, en 1800, Cuatro Cienegas ha basado su desarrollo en la agricultura, ademas su posicion geografica fue estrategica para constituirse en un centro comercial y de intercambio de ganado, minerales, candelilla y guayule entre el noroeste del estado y ciudades como Monclova, Saltillo y Torreon (INE-SEMARNAP 1999).
Some of the most common species are lechuguilla (Agave lechuguilla), biznaga (Coryphantha durangensis), candelilla (Euphorbia antisyphilitica), ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens), biznaga (Hamatocactus hamatocanthus), oregano (Lippia graveolens), huizachillo (Mimosa sp.
Lipideos e ceras tendem a ser mais permeaveis a gases, mas apresentam a melhor barreira a vapor d'agua e incluem cera de carnauba, candelilla e farelo de arroz (BALDWIN et al.
No obstante, otras especies que recibieron igual atencion en la prensa de los siglos XIX y XX son: el arrayan de California (Myrica californica), la palma de Colombia (Ceroxylon quindiuense), la carnauna brasilena (Copernicia prunifera), la candelilla del norte de Mexico y sur de Estados Unidos (Euphorbia antisyphilitica), la palma de la cera peruana (Ceroxylon peruvianum), entre otras.
RFNM como oregano, candelilla, raiz de zacaton, ixtles de palma, agaves, cactaceas y lechuguilla tienen un mercado establecido en manos de pequenas industrias.
The investigators evaluated sunflower wax, rice bran wax and candelilla wax for use in the organogel.
Lebiasina boruca (Bussing, 1967); Lebiasinidae: Candela (PS), Candelilla (PS).
En el ejido Santa Maria se explota la candelilla para la obtencion de cera.
The Extreme Volumising Mascara, PS15, contains nourishing Candelilla and Carnauba waxes, promising a soft feel and hold, and the Lash Fabricator (also PS15) goes on afterwards to coat each lash with tiny black fibres, for a thicker look.
The mascara has a dense bristle wand which allows each lash to be coated for volume and length, and contains Candelilla and Carnauba Waxes that give them a soft feel with lasting hold.
Wildcrafted Candelilla Wax (Euphorbia Cerifera): Natural thickener and moisturizer.