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bonduc

(ˈbɒnˌdʌk)
n
either of two species of leguminous shrub (Caesalpinia bonduc and Caesalpinia major) which produce hard, shiny seeds commonly known as nickernuts
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Noun1.bonduc - handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitutebonduc - handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute
genus Gymnocladus, Gymnocladus - small genus of deciduous trees of China and United States having paniculate flowers and thick pulpy pods
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.bonduc - tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries
bonduc nut, nicker nut, nicker seed - hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry
Caesalpinia, genus Caesalpinia - small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Characteristic combination of uva caleta with yana (Coccoloba uvifera with Conocarpus erectus, 6 plots) Species Vertical Abundance- Presence structure Coverage Degree Canopy layer Coccoloba uvifera D 4 V Conocarpus erectus D 2 V Scattered tree species: majagua de la florida (Thespesiapopulnea), ipil ipil (Leucaena leucocephala), vomitel (Cordia sebestena) and guacalote amarillo (Caesalpinia bonduc).
Seeds samples collected for the study were Citrullus lanatus (watermelon), Chrysophyllum albidum (star apple), Calophyllum inophyllum, Hura crepitans (sand box), Caesalpinia bonduc (nicker nut), Jatropha curcas (barbados nut) and Magnifera indica (mango).
Akki, "Adaptogenic activity of Caesalpinia bonduc seed extracts in rats," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Kale, "Protective effect of methanolic leaf extract of Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) on gentamicin-induced hepatotoxicity and nephrotoxicity in rats," Iranian Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol.
They propagated two shrub medicinal species viz Caesalpinia bonduc and Embelia tsjeriam through stem cuttings by applying exogenous plants growth regulators including Indole Acetic Acid (IAA), a- Naphthalene Acetic Acid (NAA) and Indole 3 Butyric Acid (IBA).
Effect of stem cuttings and hormonal pre-treatment on propagation of Embelia tsjeriam and Caesalpinia bonduc, two important medicinal plant species.
The bonduc or boducella belongs to a genus, called in Persian as abrisam-mesri.
Citation: "Defining the earliest step of cardiovascular progenitor specification during embryonic stem cell differentiation;" Antoine Bonduc, Simon Tannler, et al.; The Journal of Cell Biology, 2011; 192 (5): 751 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.2() 1007063.
Adaptogenic activity of Caesalpinia bonduc seed extracts in rats J Ethnopharmacol 2006; 108: 327-31.