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Noun1.Elaeocarpus - type genus of the family ElaeocarpaceaeElaeocarpus - type genus of the family Elaeocarpaceae
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Elaeocarpaceae, elaeocarpus family, family Elaeocarpaceae - genus of trees and shrubs widely distributed in warm regions some yielding useful timber; in some classifications included in the family Santalaceae
Brisbane quandong, Elaeocarpus grandis, silver quandong tree, blue fig, quandong tree, quandong - Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit
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Marrakan 'canoe' is an extended use of the name of the tall softwood Red Cedar (Toona ciliata), abundant in the rainforested Kuku Yalanji country and favoured by Yalanji boat-builders for the hull, although Blue Quandong (Elaeocarpus grandis) and other trees were also used (Doreen Doughboy and the late Harry Shipton, pers.
Based on in situ observation, the common pioneer trees species found during site surveys were such genera as Aleurites (Euphorbiaceae), Amomum (Zingiberaceae), Cratoxylum (Clusiaceae), Dillenia (Dilleniaceae), Elaeocarpus (Elaeocarpaceae), Ficus (Moraceae), Hopea (Dipterocarpaceae), Ilex (Aquifoliaceae), Lithocarpus (Fagaceae), Norrisia (Loganiaceae), Pentace (Tiliaceae), Pentaspadon (Anacardiaceae), Sarcotheca (Oxalidaceae), and Vitex (Verbenaceae).
Table 1: Name of species according to their family Family Name of Species Acanthaceae Adhatodavasica Anacardiaceae Mangifera Indica Apiaceae Centellaasiatica Apocynaceae Calotropis gigantean Arecaceae Phoenix sylvestris Borassusflaballifer NypaFruticans Phoenix paludosa Caricaceae Carica papaya Combretaceae Terminalia catappa Ebenaceae Diospyros peregrine Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpus robustus Euphorbiaceae Excoecariaagallocha Fabaceae Tamarindus indicus Albizialebbeck Acacia auriculiformis Vachellianilotica Pithecellobium dulce Lamiaceae Ocimumtenuiflorum Lythraceae Lawsoniainermis Punicagranatum Sonneratiaapetala Bombax ceiba Malvaceae Gossypium arboretum Azadiractaindica Meliaceae Swieteniamahagony Moraceae Artocarphusheterophyllus Moringaceae Moringa oleifera Musaceae Musa spp.
Although plants from 15 different families were evident (indirect evidence such as claw marks) to be used by sun bear (Table 2), analysis of sun bear's scat samples collected during the study period revealed the presence of plants items in form of seeds, twigs, and leaves remains of plant species belonging to 10 different species namely Spondias axillaris, Horsefieldia amygdalina, Ficus sp., Alangium chinense, Polyalthia simiarum, Acorus calamus, Elaeocarpus serrata, Medinillaru bicunda, Actinodaphne obovata and Micromelum pubescens.
For the profile section of KS.TP.10 and the related pollen diagram (Figure 5), from the beginning of the interval 3.5 to 2.5 m, begins the rise in pollen abundance followed by peaking at 2.5 m for the Elaeocarpus angustifolius pollen.
In four observations, catbirds fed on unripe fruits from Brush Muttonwood Myrsine howittiana, Red Ash Alphitonia excelsa, Moreton Bay Fig Ficus macrophylla and White Quandong Elaeocarpus kirtonii.
In vitro plantlet regeneration of dwarf'' Indian olive (Elaeocarpus robustus Roxb.): a fruit plant of Bangladesh.
Japanese blueberry (Elaeocarpus decipiens) frames the garden.