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Noun1.Cecropia - large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanningCecropia - large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Cecropiaceae, family Cecropiaceae - in some classifications included in family Moraceae
Cecropia peltata, imbauba, snake wood, trumpet tree, trumpetwood, trumpet-wood - tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems
2.Cecropia - North American silkworm mothcecropia - North American silkworm moth; larvae feed on the leaves of forest trees
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
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Although several studies have investigated the influence of such variables on fruit removal by birds, no study focused on Cecropia, an emblematic plant genus and one of the most preferred food sources for frugivorous animals in the Neotropical region (Oniki et al., 1994).
Juveniles of the overexploited Amazonian fish Colossoma macropomum (Characiformes: Serrasalmidae) as potential seed dispersers of Cecropia spp.
Attractions in the capital, Bogota, come in the form of designer accommodation like the W Hotel with its toothpaste-white bedrooms; exotic restaurants like Leo where the unlikeliest of indigenous ingredients (caiman, pirarucu, ants) find their way on to your plate; colonial-era buildings in the colourful La Candelaria neighbourhood; mesmerising displays in the Gold Museum of what enticed conquistadors to the country; and, a short drive outside the city, a cloud forest park, Chicaque, with a walking trail that starts at 2,700m and descends past giant-leaved cecropia trees to 500m.
Devido as caracteristicas de Coffea arabica (n = 2) incompativeis com podas de formacao e a possibilidade de queda das folhas de Cecropia pachystachya (n = 1), sugere-se que os exemplares dessas especies sejam substituidos por outras apropriadas as diretrizes tecnicas da arborizacao viaria.
The increase in some pioneer trees, such as the extremely fast growing Cecropia, is consistent with the observed changes in forest dynamics, which may also ultimately be driven by increased carbon dioxide levels," said Oliver Phillips, co-author of the study.
Here, it grows close to an orange-flowering amaranth named Chinese Giant Orange and a brash, almost contorted tropical tree named Cecropia.
1, 2, 3 Cecropia pachystachya Trecul 1, 2, 3, 4 Trema micrantha (L.) Blume 1,2,3 Diospyros inconstans Jacq.
Cecropia glaziovii freeze-dried extract was employed as model drug due to its high hygroscopicity, which leads to an increase in capillary forces acting on the particles loading it [14].
Clinical trial of Cecropia obtusifolia and Marrubium vulgare leaf extracts on blood glucose and serum lipids in type 2 diabetics.