genus Cecropia


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Related to genus Cecropia: Cecropia peltata
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Noun1.genus Cecropia - large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanninggenus Cecropia - 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
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Chemical and pharmacological aspects of the Genus Cecropia.
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.
The Cecropiaceae family includes six genuses, the most important of them is the genus Cecropia formed by ca 75 tropical species usually found in lowlands, around dense forests, lakes and recently devastated areas.