Borassus


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Noun1.Borassus - palmyra
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
Borassus flabellifer, longar palm, lontar, palmyra, palmyra palm, toddy palm, wine palm - tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving
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(12) As illustrated in the Palmyra Palm (Borassus flabelliformis, figure 2) the method allows the artist to paint successive layers of brilliant opaque colour, juxtaposing meticulous detail with thick coats of pigment.
They also damage the sago palm (Metroxylon sagu Rottb.; Arecaceae), the solitary sugar palm (Arenga pinnata (Wurmb) Merrill.; Arecaceae), the oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.; Arecaceae), the large-leaved palm (Corypha gebanga Zelfst; Arecaceae), the silver date palm (Phoenix sylvestris (L.)Roxb.; Arecaceae), and the African fan palm (Borassus flabellifer L.; Arecaceae) (Leefmans 1920).
According to frequency classes very frequent (> 20%) pollen types were Brassica nigra, Phoenix sylvestris (during January); Coriandrum sativum (in February); Borassus flabellifer (during March and April); Sesamum indicum (in May); Acacia auriculiformis, Cocos nucifera (in September); Cocos nucifera, Poa gangetica (in October) and Brassica nigra during November and December.
Utilizing biological geotextiles: Introduction to the BORASSUS Project and global perspectives, Land Degradation and Development 22: 453-462.
Additional, it was reported that, availability of plant species palatable to wild animals within the peripheral of crop fields attracts large herbivores, such trees include; marula (Sclerocarya caffra), dunks or Indian plum (Ziziphus mauritiana), tamarind or Indian date (Tamarindus indica) and African palmyra palm (Borassus species) which attract herbivores like elephants.
Effect of fiber loading on mechanical properties of borassus seed shoot fibre reinforced polyester composites.
Rich.) Hochst., Borassus aethiopum Mart., Carissa spinarum L., Cordeauxia edulis Hemsl., and Vitellaria paradoxa C.
Morton, "Notes on distribution, propagation, and products of Borassus Palms (Arecaceae)," Economic Botany, vol.
Natural fiber of lontar fruit (Borassus flabellifer) is one of those potentials which are produced from plant that thrives in the region of East Nusa Tenggara.
Evaluation of the analgesic and antipyretic activities of ethanolic extract of male flowers (inflorescences) of Borassus flabellifer 1 (Arecaceae).
Arecaceae: This is a family of palms, several of which dwell in open places such as savannas (Hyphene, Borassus, Phoenix dactylifera) and secondary/dry forest (Elaeis guineensis, Cocos nucifera); few are found in freshwater swamps such as Raphia vinifera, R.
Investigation of physical, chemical and mechanical properties of raw and alkali treated Borassus fruit fibre.