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ca·su·a·ri·na

(kăzh′o͞o-ə-rī′nə)
n.
Any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Casuarina native to Australia, Southeast Asia, and neighboring islands, having jointed needlelike branchlets, scalelike whorled leaves, and small fruits grouped in woody conelike structures. Also called Australian pine.

[New Latin Casuarīna, genus name, coined by German botanist Georg Eberhard Rumphius (1627-1702) after Dutch Kasuarisboom, casuarina (literally, "cassowary tree," from the resemblance of its drooping twigs to the feathers of the cassowary), from kasuaris, cassowary, from New Latin casuarius, from Malay kasuari; see cassowary.]
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casuarina

(ˌkæsjʊəˈriːnə)
n
(Plants) any tree of the genus Casuarina, of Australia and the East Indies, having jointed leafless branchlets: family Casuarinaceae. See also beefwood, she-oak
[C19: from New Latin, from Malay kěsuari cassowary, referring to the resemblance of the branches to the feathers of the cassowary]
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Noun1.casuarina - any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Casuarina having jointed stems and whorls of scalelike leaves; some yield heavy hardwood
genus Casuarina - genus of trees and shrubs widely naturalized in southern United States and West Indies; coextensive with the family Casuarinaceae and order Casuarinales
she-oak - any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina
beefwood - any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina yielding heavy hard red wood used in cabinetwork
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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Translations
přesličník
kazuárfa
kasúarínatré
prasličník
deve kuşu ağacı

casuarina

(kӕʒuəˈriːnə) noun
a tall, feathery tree with drooping, jointed, green branches and scale-like leaves.
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Sin embargo, tambien se les observo perchadas en arboles, usando prioritariamente las ramas mas altas de casuarinas (Casuarina equisetifolia), seguido de jacarandas (Jacaranda mimosaefolia), pata de mula (Bahuinia variegata) e higueras (Ficus spp.).
(Umbelliferae), Casuarina equisetifolia L (Casuarinaceae), and Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench (Cramineae) improved cell viability of both [MPP.sup.+]-treated HEK-293 and SH-SY5Y cells, rescued proteasome activity in [MPP.sup.+]-treated HEK-293 cells, and restored mitochondrial membrane potential in [MPP.sup.+]-treated SHSY5Y cells.
In this paper, we have studied the adsorption of microwave and chemically treated Casuarina equisetifolia seeds for the removal of MG dyes from the aqueous solution.
Este tipo polinico incluyo a 10 familias y 16 especies: Adoxaceae: Sambucus nigra; Bignoniaceae: Tecoma stans; Brassicaceae: Capsella bursa-pastoris, Descurainia pinnata, Lepidium virginicum, Stanleya pinnata; Casuarinaceae: Casuarina equisetifolia; Fabaceae: Astragalus mollissimus, A.
Predicting the potential threat of Casuarina equisetifolia to three endemic plant species on the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Casuarina equisetifolia (Casuarinaceae) growth in soil with diesel and application of biostimulation and bioaugmentation.
For treatment of conjunctivitis, the powdered skull of a person who has died through an accident was used in combination with seeds of Casuarina equisetifolia and milk from a nursing mother (Serial Number 4).
Se documenta, asimismo, el efecto de incluir en uno de los cinco ensambles experimentales a Casuarina equisetifolia, para evaluar su impacto en el desarrollo y supervivencia de las especies que la acompanan en el ensamble y comparar su desempeno con el de otros ensambles de distinta composicion y riqueza.