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Related to Xylopia: Xylopia aethiopica
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Noun1.Xylopia - tropical evergreen trees or shrubs; chiefly African
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Annonaceae, custard-apple family, family Annonaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
negro pepper, Xylopia aethiopica, Guinea pepper - tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine
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The fourth recipe involves a cold maceration of pieces of Olax subscorpioidea, Crinum jagus Tetrapleura tetraptera, Chasmanthera dependens, Gongronema latifolium (Madunmaro), Xylopia aethiopica (Eeru), Euphorbia lateriflora, Nauclea latifolia, Gossypium barbadense, and Allium ascalonicum.
Pollination ecology and breeding system of Xylopia championii (Annonaceae): curculionid beetle pollination, promoted by floral scents and elevated floral temperatures.
Le Cafe Touba est une boisson obtenue par filtration d'un melange de poudre de grains de cafe (Coffea robusta) et de gousses d'une epice, Xylopia aethiopica, possedant une forte saveur parfumee et poivree.
Hypolipidemic and antioxidant potentials of Xylopia aethiopica seed extract in hypercholesterolemic rats.
Timber uses included large wood species such as Alstonia congensis, Xylopia rubescens, Xylopia parviflora, Hallea stipulosa, and Hallea ledermannii, used for boat construction and in local carpentry.
The marked climatic seasonality and floristic aspects of the fragment, including the presence of the genera Xylopia (Annonaceae); Aspidosperma (Apocynaceae); Protium and Trattinnickia (Burseraceae); Saccoglotis (Humiriaceae); Miconia and Mouriri (Melastomataceae); Myrcia (Myrtaceae); and Qualea and Vochysia (Vochysiaceae), characterize it as a Submontane Seasonal Semideciduous Forest (Table 2).
Floristic composition is still quite similar to that of cerrado vegetation, and includes species from cerrado stricto sensu, such as Qualea parviflora, Eriotheca pubescens, Magonia pubescens, and Xylopia aromatica (Ratter, Bridgewater and Ribeiro, 2003; Lopes, Vale, Oliveira and Schiavini, 2011).
Dried fruit extract from Xylopia aethiopica (Annonaceae) protects Wistar albino rats from adverse effects of whole body radiation.
Antimicrobial effects of aqueous and ethanolic fractions of two spices, Ocimum gratissimum and Xylopia aethiopica.
Fungicidal activity of Azadirachta indica and Xylopia acthiopica on Colletotrichum lindemuthianum.
This includes the families (Table 9) where all tree stems were at least 10 cm dbh, Here are the most common families sampled among my five 1 ha Amazon plots, with their most common genera and the number of tree stems sampled of that genera: Annonaceae (Ruizodendron [7], Xylopia [9]), Arecaceae (Astrocaryum [37], Lepidocaryum [31], Oenocarpus [32], Socratea [11]), Burseraceae (Protium [7], Tetragastris [7]), Clusiaceae (Caraipa [21], Tovomita [13]), Euphorbiaceae (Croton [9], Mabea [9]), Fabaceae (Inga [86], Macrolobium [25]), Moraceae (Brosimum [7], Maquira [6], Perebea [8]), Rubiaceae (Ferdinandu [4], Psychotria [9]), Sapotaceae (Chrysophyllum [5], Pouteria [16]).
Oxytocic effect of aqeuous, ethanolic, n-hexane and chloroform extracts of Xylopia aethiopica (Anonaceae) and Occimum gratissimum (Labiate) on guinea pig uterus.