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Related to Aleurites: candlenut
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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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Development of Pachycoris torridus (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae) on Jatropha curcas (Euphorbiaceae), Psidium cattleianum (Myrtaceae) and Aleurites fordii (Euphorbiaceae).
Essential oil of Stachys aleurites from Turkey, Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 33: 61-66.
Tonduz 7281 Albizia adinocephala 1890-07-31 Paul Biolley Aleurites moluccanus 1906-10-30 Oton Jimenez 127 Alternanthera laguroides 1896-06-30 A.