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Noun1.Aleurites - candlenut
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Euphorbiaceae, family Euphorbiaceae, spurge family - a family of plants of order Geraniales
Aleurites moluccana, candlenut, varnish tree - large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles
Aleurites fordii, tung, tung tree, tung-oil tree - Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil
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There is a rather low proportion of aleurite fraction (from 1.14 to 7.92%), the content of which increases down section as a whole.
Bottom deposits near the coast consist mainly of aleurite sand or sandy aleurite, while the deep central regions are mostly covered with silt (Mudel & Raukas, 1999).
Vegetable oil production potential from Jatropha curcas, Croton megalocarpus, Aleurites moluccana, Moringa oleifera and Pachira glabra: Assessment of renewable energy resources for bio-energy production in Africa.
In nature, the CLnA isomers are also found in plant seeds, such as bitter gourd (Momordica charantia), catalpa (Catalpa ovata), Chinese cucumber (Trichosanthes kirilowii), jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia), marigold (Calendula officinalis), and tung (Aleurites fordii) (Koba, Belury, & Sugano, 2007).
Amaral e Alcalay (1997) indicaram que o teste de tetrazolio e uma alternativa rapida e precisa para a avaliacao da qualidade fisiologica de sementes das especies florestais Aleurites fordii (tungue), Cedrela fissihs (cedro), Jacaranda micrantha (caroba), Luehea divaricata (acoita-cavalo), e Hovenia dulcis (uvado-Japao).
Based on in situ observation, the common pioneer trees species found during site surveys were such genera as Aleurites (Euphorbiaceae), Amomum (Zingiberaceae), Cratoxylum (Clusiaceae), Dillenia (Dilleniaceae), Elaeocarpus (Elaeocarpaceae), Ficus (Moraceae), Hopea (Dipterocarpaceae), Ilex (Aquifoliaceae), Lithocarpus (Fagaceae), Norrisia (Loganiaceae), Pentace (Tiliaceae), Pentaspadon (Anacardiaceae), Sarcotheca (Oxalidaceae), and Vitex (Verbenaceae).
Rodrigues, "Adsorption of rhodamine B and methylene blue dyes using waste of seeds of Aleurites moluccana, a low cost adsorbent," Alexandria Engineering Journal, vol.
Development of Pachycoris torridus (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae) on Jatropha curcas (Euphorbiaceae), Psidium cattleianum (Myrtaceae) and Aleurites fordii (Euphorbiaceae).
On the larger islands, canoes were built from trees such as the koa (Acacia koa), the ulu (Artocarpus altilis) and the kukui (Aleurites moluccana), all of which can be found in Hawaii.
Nutshells from several species, including Canarium indicum L., Aleurites moluccana (L.) Willd., Cocos nucifera L., Cordia subcordata Lamk., Dracontomelon dao (Blanco) Merr.