cecropia


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Noun1.Cecropia - large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanningCecropia - large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Cecropiaceae, family Cecropiaceae - in some classifications included in family Moraceae
Cecropia peltata, imbauba, snake wood, trumpet tree, trumpetwood, trumpet-wood - tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems
2.Cecropia - North American silkworm mothcecropia - North American silkworm moth; larvae feed on the leaves of forest trees
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
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Species Family Common Name Spondias mombin Anacardiaceae Jobo Guatteria diospyroides Annonaceae / Guatteria lucens Annonaceae / Cecropia insignis Cecropiaceae Guarumo Cecropia peltata Cecropiaceae Guarumo Clusia peninsulae Clusiaceae / Hieronyma alchomeoides Euphorbiaceae Zapatero-Pilon Ocotea cernua Lauraceae Aguacatillo 0 cote a ira Lauraceae Aguacatillo Ocotea puberula Lauraceae Aguacatillo Miconia argentea Melastomataceae Lengua de vaca Trichilia tuberculata Meliaceae / Ficus americana Moraceae Higueron Ficus benjamina Moraceae Higueron Ficus costaricana Moraceae Higueron Ficus zarzalensis Moraceae Higueron Virola koschnyi Myristicaceae Fruta dorada Virola sp.
Dail a blagur ir ydi eu bwyd yn bennaf ac maen nhw'n bwydo ar y coed Cecropia yn bennaf.
Jang et al (12) have reported that the methanol extracts of Cecropia obtusifolia, Cassia tora and Vicia tetrasperma exhibited > 90% larval mortality at 200 ppm on Ae.
7 m/s, a temporary isolated bright patch in Cecropia developed and one or more dust storms developed at the NPC edge near 83[degrees] N, 320[degrees] W.
The Cecropia genus is widely distributed in Latin America including at least 60 species, and some of them are commonly used in traditional medicine for the treatment of several diseases.
Insert immunity: purification and properties of three inducible bactericidal proteins from hemolymph of immunized pupae of Hyalophora cecropia.
Since the first antimicrobial peptide isolation from the giant silk moth Hyalophora cecropia in 1981, insects have become the important manipulatory source in which almost 50% of the characterized antimicrobial peptides were contributed by the insect orders [3].
Ant-plants, such as Central America's bull-horn acacias and trees of the genus Cecropia, have hollow structures--thorns and internodes in their hollow stems, respectively--in which ants form their colonies.
19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin-based software developer Cecropia Solutions has announced a partnership with Arrayent, a technology company offering the market-leading software platform that lets manufacturers and retailers easily create Internet connections for household products, such as garage-door openers and refrigerators, and control them via smart phones.
Carlo and Aukema (2005), for instance, found that tree height and basal area were positively correlated with Phoradendron hexaslichum mistletoe infestation on Cecropia trees.