bombacaceous

bombacaceous

(ˌbɒmbəˈkeɪʃəs)
adj
(Plants) of, relating to, or belonging to the Bombacaceae, a family of tropical trees, including the kapok tree and baobab, that have very thick stems, often with water-storing tissue
[C19: from New Latin Bombācāceae, from Medieval Latin bombāx cotton, from Latin bombyx silkworm, silk, from Greek bombux]
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Effects of forest fragmentation on pollinator activity and consequences for plant reproductive success and mating patterns in batpollinated Bombacaceous trees.
Factors affecting phenological patterns of bombacaceous trees in seasonal forests in Costa Rica and Mexico.
(Allem, 1991), the bombacaceous Eriotheca pubescens (Oliveira et al.,
bombacaceous Bombacopsis (Baker, 1960; Baker et al., 1983) and the
For instance, Fuchs (2000) determined that in different fragmented populations of the bombacaceous tree Paquira quinata the number of flowers that developed into mature fruits ranged 0.85-4.97 % out of the total number of produced flowers.