Chinese tallow tree


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Chinese tallow tree

n.
An ornamental tree (Sapium sebiferum), native to China and Japan and naturalized in the southern United States and having a thick waxy seed coat that is used in making candles and soap. Also called vegetable tallow.
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The tradition of tree plantation by visiting guests at the garden began on February 21, 1964, when Zhou Enlai, the first Premier of the People's Republic of China, sowed a seed of the Chinese Tallow Tree, whereas, the last sapling was planted by Senegal's President on September 7, 2016.
Chinese tallow tree (Triadica sebifera) is one of the most difficult invaders to control.
Systematics and biology of Caloptilia triadicae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a new species of leaf-mining moth of the invasive Chinese tallow tree (Triadica sebifera (L.) Euphorbiaceae).
By the end of January, a majority of seeds had been removed from every Chinese tallow tree on the two properties.
The practice of planting tree at the Memorial Garden is unique in the world that began on February 21, 1964, when Zhou Enlai, the first Premier of the People's Republic of China, sowed a seed of the Chinese tallow tree.
Two of the most common trees that thrive in border vegetation, particularly east of the Rockies, are Osage orange (also called bois d'arc, hedge, hedge apple, and horse apple) and, in the southeast, Chinese tallow tree (a non-native species that has become naturalized).
Sapium sebiferum (family Euphorbiaceae) is a native of China and is commonly called Chinese tallow tree. It was introduced in India in 1858 by the Britishers for economical and ornamental purposes [18].
The tradition of tree plantation by visiting guests at the garden began on February 21, 1964, when Zhou Enlai, the first Premier of the People Republic of China, sowed a seed of the Chinese tallow tree. So far 120 saplings have been planted by world leaders.
This forest has been surveyed several times since the abandonment of agriculture in 1886, and these studies have documented the regrowth and maturation of secondary forest and the invasion of the introduced Chinese tallow tree, Triadica sebifera (L.) Small (Penfound and Howard, 1940; Wall and Darwin, 1999; White and Skojac, 2002).
Chinese tallow tree is a noxious, invasive plant in the Southeastern United States.
Chinese tree wax is a vegetable lipid extracted from the fruit of Chinese tallow tree. Rice Wax is a vegetable wax extracted from rice bran while extracting rice bran oil.
-- Abiotic stress tolerance may play a role in the invasion and spread of Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum).

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