Alstonia scholaris

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Noun1.Alstonia scholaris - evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymesAlstonia scholaris - evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally
Alstonia, genus Alstonia - genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; tropical Africa to southeastern Asia and Polynesia
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Bidyut, "Application of Chattim tree (Devil Tree, Alstonia Scholaris) saw dust as a biosorbent for removal of hexavalent chromium from contaminated water," J.
Some 30 friends and colleagues of Co gathered on Thursday around his marker under the shade of a dita (Alstonia scholaris) tree inside an arboretum at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman campus in Quezon City.
RAWALPINDI -- Alstonia scholaris in the cantonment areas, commonly known as devil trees, have contracted what horticulturalists have called a viral disease because of air pollution.
A total of 8 species of trees were found, namely, Tectona grandis, Swietenia mahagoni, Acacia auriculiformis, and other trees such as Samanea saman, Gnetum gnemon, Alstonia scholaris, Parkia speciosa, and Tamarindus indica.
Acacia nilotica, Alstonia scholaris, Azadirachta indica, Eucaylptus citriodora, Ficus bengalensis, Mangifera indica, Melia azedarach and Syzygium cuminion against seed borne mycoflora of wheat [37].
(105) Tabauk Dalbergia oliveri Gamble (106) Taung Me oak Alstonia scholaris (L.) R.
Srivastava, "Comparative evaluation of Nyctanthes arbortristis and Alstonia scholaris leaves extracts in Freunds complete adjuvant induced arthritis in rats," International Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Archives, vol.
Triterpenes extracted from Alstonia scholaris leaves were evaluated for the first time in tumor-bearing C57BL/6 mice and in A549 cells.
[7.] Shang JH, Cai XH, Zhao YL, Feng T, Luo XD (2010) Pharmacological evaluation of Alstonia scholaris: anti-tussive, anti-asthmatic and expectorant activities.
(2011b) placed Catharanthus roseus and Alstonia scholaris in separate cluster while in this study they appear as an out group to the remaining species and are considered as the most primitive and common ancestor.