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Any of several often thorny North American trees or shrubs of the genus Sideroxylon (formerly Bumelia), especially S. lanuginosum or S. lycioides of the southern United States, having very hard wood and black fleshy fruit. Also called buckthorn, shittimwood.

[New Latin Būmelia, former genus name, from Latin būmelia, ash tree, from Greek boumeliā : bous, cow; see gwou- in Indo-European roots + meliā, ash.]


a thorny shrub of the genus Bumelia
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Noun1.Bumelia - deciduous or evergreen American shrubs small trees having very hard wood and milky latex
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Sapotaceae, sapodilla family, Sapotaceae - tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy fruit
buckthorn - any shrub or small tree of the genus Bumelia
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2002), though other food sources include gum bumelia (Sideroxylon lanuginosum lanuginosum) and crushed or fragmented pecan (Carya illinoinensis).
Willd 20 7,0 Acacia rigidula Benth 10 1,9 Amyris texana Buckley 20 2,5 Berberis chochoco Schldl 10 1,4 Bernardia myricaefolia Scheele 10 4,0 Bumelia lanuginosa Pers 190 2,2 Caesalpinia mexicana Gray 90 4,7 Ceitis pallida Torr 60 4,0 Condalia hookeri M.
Finally, it would have been useful to include a short discussion in the introduction or preface on some of the more recent and divergent taxonomic changes in some genera such as some Desomodium to Hylodesmum, some Lespedeza to Kummerowia, Psoralea to Orbexilum or Pediomelum, Coronilla to Securigera, Bumelia to Sideroxylon, Saxifraga to Micranthes, Dodecatheon to Primula, Hybanthus to Cubelium, etc.
Plantas caracteristicas de la zona arida Queretano-Hidalguense, con extension al norte de Guanajuato, entre las que se puede mencionar: Astrophytum ornatum, Bumelia altamiranoi, Casimiroa pubescens, Coryphantha erecta, C.
Riparian zones made up < 5% of the total area and were dominated by Populus deltoides, Ulmus americana, Bumelia lanuginosa and Sapindus Drummondii (Fuhlendorf et al.
Watson (683) Sapotaceae Bumelia altamiranoi Rose et Standl.
Naik SR, Filho JMB, Dhuley JN, Deshmukh R (1991) Probable mechanism of hypoglycemic activity of basic acid, a natural product isolated from Bumelia sartorum.
LANDSCAPE NOTES: Buckthorn Bumelia is a native tree that has possibilities as a lawn or shade tree.
Woody taxon Site 1 Site 2 Site 3 Acer saccharum (1) X Amelanchier arborea X Bumelia lycioides X X Carya ovata (1) X X X Carya ovalis (1) X X Carya cordiformis (1) X Celtis laevigata (1) X X Cercis canadensis X X X Cornusn florida X Forestiera ligustrina X Fraxinus pennsylvanica (1) X Gleditsia tricanthos (1) X X Hypericum densiflorum X Lonicera spp.
Bumelia lanuginosa--Chittamwood, Gum Bumelia, Gum Elastic Buckthorn