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(ˌsɪməˈruːbə) or


1. (Plants) any tropical American tree of the genus Simarouba, esp S. amara, having divided leaves and fleshy fruits: family Simaroubaceae
2. (Medicine) the medicinal bark of any of these trees
[C18: from New Latin, from Carib simaruba]
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Noun1.Simarouba - type genus of Simaroubaceae; tropical American trees and shrubs having a pale soft wood and bitter bark
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Simaroubaceae, quassia family, Simaroubaceae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit
marupa, Simarouba amara - tree of the Amazon valley yielding a light brittle timber locally regarded as resistant to insect attack
paradise tree, Simarouba glauca, bitterwood - medium to large tree of tropical North and South America having odd-pinnate leaves and long panicles of small pale yellow flowers followed by scarlet fruits
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Intercepted in USA) Ecuador Citrus latifolia (Rutaceae) (Intercepted in New York, USA) El Salvador Simarouba glauca (Simaroubaceae), Fernaldia sp.
Students studied the abiotic and biotic factors that affected the growth of some of these plants (focusing primarily on the following medicinal trees that are used to treat infections: Vismia macrophylla, Pentacelthra macroloba, and Simarouba amara).
Whereas other species have shown activity only as antifungals, for instance the inhibition exhibited by Simarouba versicolor A.
Stiruba, a microsphere extraction of the herb Simarouba amara, is a powerful antiparasitic and has proved helpful for some cases of Babesia.
Methods: The plant species selected for this study were Canella winterana, Croton discolor, Goetzea elegans, Guaiacum officinale, Pimenta racemosa, Simarouba tulae, and Thouinia striata.
In vitro anti-microbial activity of the Cuban medicinal plants Simarouba glauca DC Melaleuca leucadendron L and Artemisia absinthium L.
Williams 115 Simarouba glauca Cronquist 116 Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Desse modo, objetivou-se avaliar o emprego de ensaios de dureza Rockwell na caracterizacao da biodeterioracao das madeiras de Simarouba amara (marupa), Cariniana micrantha (jequitiba) e Dipteryx odorata (cumaru), submetidas ao ataque dos fungos apodrecedores Trametes versicolor (podridao branca) e Gloeophyllum trabeum (podridao parda).
Contract award: replacing aluminum joinery simarouba neighborhood in kourou
668 M Protium tenuifolium 84-1 300 M Psychotria horizontalis 6 S Pterocarpus rohrii 178 T Quararibea asterolepis 250 T Randia armata 104 U Rheedia edulis 289 M Rinorea sylvatica not known S Simarouba amara 219 T Sorocea affinis not known S Swartzia simplex v.