Crescentia


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Noun1.Crescentia - a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Bignoniaceae, family Bignoniaceae - trees or shrubs or woody vines or herbs having fruit resembling gourds or capsules; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
calabash tree, Crescentia cujete, calabash - tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds
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Phenology of Crescentia alata (Bignoniaceae) in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
Earlier, Mrs Crescentia Erukpeme, Zonal Coordinator (South-East) Weights, and Measures Department said that there was a need for synergy among various agencies and bodies involved in standards in the oil and gas sector.
The upcomingretrospectivecurated by the Deutsche Kinemathek ranges from May Spils' first big theatrical hitZur Sache, SchEntzchen(Go for It, Baby, 1968) to the documentaryMit Haut und Haar(With Skin and Hair, 1999), in which Martina DE[micro]cker and Crescentia Dunber traced the memories of six women born before or during the Weimar era.
The vegetation of Bonaire is typical of dry islands in the eastern Caribbean, including common plants that provide food to the parrot, such as the golden-spined cactus Pilosocereus lanuginosus, apple cactus Subpilocereus repandus, candle cactus Stenocereus griseus, calabash Crescentia cujete, pigeon berry Bourreria succulenta, lignum-vitae Guaicum sanctum, olive wood Capparis odoratissima, gumbo limbo Bursera simaruba, logwood Haematoxylum brasiletto, mesquite Pro-sopis juliflora, divi-divi Caesalpinia coriaria, West Indian cherry Malpighia emarginata and indigo berry Randia aculeata.
En promedio ([+ o -] EE), esos nidos tuvieron un diametro de 31.4 cm ([+ o -] 1.2) y fueron colocados a una altura de 2.8 m ([+ o -] 0.1) sobre especies lenosas como el jabin (Piscidia piscipula), el chucum (Harvardia albicans), el kitinche (Caesalpinia gaumeri) y el calabazo (Crescentia cujete), las cuales representaron conjuntamente los lugares de colocacion para 76% de los nidos.
The presence of alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids, and terpenoids showed that the Crescentia fruit has antimicrobial as well as antioxidant effects [8].
Cianhidric acid, one of the most toxic compounds in plants, is found in Crescentia cujete fruit, Phaseolus lunatus whole plant, and Prunus serotina leaves and seeds [4].
O mingau e vendido em copos descartaveis de 400 e 500 ml e/ou em cuias--vasilhas preparadas a partir do fruto da cuieira (Crescentia cujete)--a precos que variam de R$ 1,50 a 2,00, ou ate menos, quando por meio da camaradagem, consegue-se um desconto, como ressaltam Barros e Silva (2013).