Sloanea


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Noun1.Sloanea - genus of tropical hardwood timber trees
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
breakax, breakaxe, break-axe, Sloanea jamaicensis - West Indian timber tree having very hard wood
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Absolutamente estrictas Pimenta odiolens, Buxus rotundifolia; fuertemente asociadas Protium fragans, Spathelia wrightii, Krugiodendron ferreum, Ossaea shaferi, Miconia moensis, Tabernaemontana amblyocarpa, Posoqueria latifolia; favorablemente asociadas Calophyllum utile, Guapira rufescens, Guatteria blainii, Sloanea curatellifolia, Ilex hypaneura y Grisebachianthus nipensis.
2001): el estrato arboreo alto (aproximadamente 40 m) esta dominado por Guatteria anomala, Dialium guianense, Terminalia amazonia, Swietenia macrophylla, Cedrela odorata, Sloanea tuerckheimii, Brosimum alicastrum, Bursera simaruba, Lonchocarpus sp.
eastern face), but have already been reported in different Brazilian plant formations: Sloanea guianensis, Myrciaria floribunda, Salacia elliptica, Andira fraxinifolia were mentioned in areas of Atlantic rain forest (Guilherme et al.
First record of Sloanea (Elaeocarpaceae) from Argentina.
In addition, he named plants Sloanea after Hans Sloane, Suriana after his dead colleague Surian, Lobelia after the curator of the botanical garden at Oxford, and Magnolia after Pierre Magnol (1637-1715), director of the botanical garden at Marseille.
Nectandra lanceolata Nees, Ocotea porosa, Ocotea pulchella and Sloanea monosperma Vell.
Besides Castanopsis itself, which produces prolific quantities of small nuts, Bulmer and Bulmer (1964: 69) list a number of other trees with edible nuts and seeds, including Elaeocarpus, Sloanea, Finschia, Sterculia and especially Pandanus .
It is dominated by Dacryodes excelsa, Manilkara bidentata and Sloanea berteriana, and occupies nearly 70% of the Luquillo Experiment Forest (Ewel and Whitmore 1973, Cox et al.