Triplochiton


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Noun1.Triplochiton - small genus of tropical African trees with maplelike leavesTriplochiton - small genus of tropical African trees with maplelike leaves
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Sterculiaceae, sterculia family, Sterculiaceae - a large family of plants of order Malvales
arere, obechi, samba, Triplochiton scleroxcylon, obeche - large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood
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Mid-infrared spectroscopy and dynamic mechanical analysis of heat-treated obeche (Triplochiton scleroxylon) wood.
Omokhua, "Effect of seasons on colonisation and suitability of triplochiton scleroxylon K.
Material examined.--CAR, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Lake 1, platform on the canopy, 45m, "Azobe" Lophira alata, Ochnaceae, Genitalia Roy 4404, UV trap 01 .XII.2010 ([male]) (Collector NM and PA) (RCNM); Buffalos bay, trunk, barcoding BOLD LopeMAN14-236, day capture 26.1.2012 ([female]) (Collector NM and PA) (RCNM); Lake 1, UV trap 10.11.2012 ([male]) (Collector NM and PA) (RCNM); Lake 1, laboratory tent, night capture 23.11.2012 ([male]) (Collector NM and PA) (IDM); Lake 1, platform on the canopy, 45m, "Ayous" Triplochiton scleroxylon, Malvaceae, UV trap 24.11.2012 ([male]) (Collector NM and PA) (IDM); Lake 1, trunk of "M'boko" Balanites wilsoniana, Zygophylaceae, day capture tree-climbing 28.11.2012 ([male]) (Collector G.
This equal or lower temperature of the substrate in relation to the temperature experienced by the aerial parts of plants, has been reported as a factor promoting leaf development in cuttings of the forest species Triplochiton scleroxylon (Leakey, Chapman, & Longman, 1982).
(68) Triplochiton scleroxylon (wawa, obeche), a hardwood species, but with a soft, easy workable wood, and abundant in the forest at that time, took over as the most important species and, in 1957, made up over sixty per cent of timber exports.
The district has different tree species that have high economic value including Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Onyina (Ceiba pentandra), Wawa (Triplochiton scleroxylon), Asanfena (Aningeria spp.) and Denya (Cylicodiscus gabunensis).
Triplochitioxylon (Sterculiaceae): A new genus of wood from the Eocene of Oregon and its bearing on xylem evolution in the extant genus Triplochiton. American Journal of Botany 66: 699-708.
Nao houve nenhuma relacao significativa entre o enraizamento de Triplochiton scleroxylon e o teor de carboidratos que estavam presentes no dia do preparo das estacas, sugerindo que o enraizamento e dependente de carboidratos que sao formados e utilizados depois do preparo das estacas (LEAKEY; COUTTS, 1989).