Macaranga gum

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Mac`a`ran´ga gum`


1.A gum of a crimson color, obtained from a tree (Macaranga Indica) that grows in the East Indies. It is used in taking impressions of coins, medallions, etc., and sometimes as a medicine.
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Pollination systems in pioneer trees of the genus Macaranga (Euphorbiaceae) in Malaysian rainforests.
Aprovisionamiento y consumo de lena entre los fang de Guinea Ecuatorial: a) Lena agrupada en un huerto ("tsii") despues de la tala y quema, que es recogida a diario por las mujeres que trabajan y se aprovisionan del huerto; b) huerto talado y quemado, listo para empezar a cultivar; c) Tronco de un arbol ("asas", Macaranga barteri) talado en un barbecho ("ekot") y secandose para ser posteriormente usado como lena; d) Mujer fang transportando lena del huerto a al pueblo ("dzaa") para consumo domestico; e) Hogar de una cocina con una olla de envueltos de yuca fermentada ("mbom mbog"); f) Hogar apagado en un "aba".
Green vegetables such as Macaranga barteri, Ludwigia octovalis, Lycopodium cernuum, Vigna gracilis, Persicaria decipiens, Alternanthera sessilis, and Clausena anisata and artisanal materials as Calamus deerratus, Smilax anceps were recorded only in the lowest pressure stand.
Morning tea was a sweet, milky tea (kade tea) with a banana, and a healthy sweet meat called halapa, a treat made from coconut, finger millet flour (kurakkan), treacle and various spices wrapped in a Macaranga peltata (kanda) leaf to preserve it.
Comparing the effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on upland rice and macaranga denticulata in soil with different levels of acidity.
Mostly the roots of the medicinal plants were used to treat stomachache (Gendarussa vulgaris, Elephantopus scaber, Gliricidia sepium, Coleus blumei, Swietenia mahogani, and Moringa oleifera), urinary tract infections (Polyscias scutellaria, Vernonia cinerea, Carica papaya, and Imperata cylindrica), muscle pain or over fatigue ("bughat") in women (Bidens pilosa, Eleusine indica, Malvastrum coromandelinum, and Ficus septica, and Solanum verbascifolium), fever (Gendarussa vulgaris, Carica papaya, and Macaranga tanarius), diarrhea (Elephantopus scaber, Diplazium esculentum, Carica papaya, and Lansium domesticum), and enhance proper blood circulation (Catharanthus roseus, Bixa orellana, and Ixora macrothyrsa).
Extrafloral nectar production of the ant-associated plant, Macaranga tanarius, is an induced, indirect, defensive response elicited by jasmonic acid.
One of the major indicators of human action in the rainforest is the sheer prevalence of fast-growing 'weed' trees such as Macaranga, Celtis and Trema.
He said that one of the major indicators of human action in the rainforest is the sheer prevalence of fast-growing 'weed' trees such as Macaranga, Celtis and Trema.
Potential cancer chemopreventive constituents of the leaves of Macaranga triloba.