Aleurites moluccana


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Related to Aleurites moluccana: candlenut, Candlenut tree
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Noun1.Aleurites moluccana - large tree native to southeastern AsiaAleurites moluccana - large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles
candlenut - seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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Rodrigues, "Adsorption of rhodamine B and methylene blue dyes using waste of seeds of Aleurites moluccana, a low cost adsorbent," Alexandria Engineering Journal, vol.
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.
Plant species Total Pupae [fruit.sup.-1] number (minimum; maximum) of pupae Aleurites moluccana 1 0.08 (L.) Willd.
Mude Citrus tree (Citrus spp.) Mudi Lagerstreomia flos-regime, a large flowering tree yielding hard durable wood, distinguished by its violet blossoms Nila Grewia spp., a tree that yields a good fibre Pau Mango tree (Mangifera indica) Tiwa Feo Feo: Candlenut tree (Aleurites moluccana); tiwa, ('Gathered 'gathered together' candlenuts') or Tiwa 'Ua Higo A kind of herb, an unidentified member of the Asteraceae, perhaps Emilia sonchifolia or Erechtites valerianifolia.
This cosmetic oil, extracted from the almonds of Aleurites moluccana using a mechanical pressure cold process, is rich in omega 3 and [gamma]-tocopherol.
rubiginosa), and kukui nut oil (Aleurites moluccana) are other effective carrier oils renowned for their ability to fight infection, stimulate cell growth, and reduce or prevent scarring.
Kekuna, candle nut, Aleurites moluccana Euphorbiaceae