courbaril


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courbaril

(ˈkʊəbərɪl)
n
(Plants) a tropical American leguminous tree, Hymenaea courbaril. Its wood is a useful timber and its gum is a source of copal. Also called: West Indian locust
[C18: from a native American name]
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Noun1.courbaril - West Indian locust tree having pinnate leaves and panicles of large white or purplish flowerscourbaril - West Indian locust tree having pinnate leaves and panicles of large white or purplish flowers; yields very hard tough wood
genus Hymenaea, Hymenaea - genus of tropical American timber trees
courbaril copal - resin from the courbaril tree
locust tree, locust - any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae
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Na planicie pantaneira, ha ocorrencias comuns a Mata Atlantica e a este estudo, como Astronium fraxinifolium, Casearia sylvestris, Cecropia pachystachya, Cedrela fissilis, Enterolobium contortisiliquum, Eugenia florida, Guazuma ulmifolia, Hymenaea courbaril, Maclura tinctoria, Handroanthus impetiginosus, Handroanthus ochraceus
1995) observaron que las semillas de Hymenaea courbaril cuya parte carnosa fue retirada por la hormiga Mycocepurus goeldii, presentaron un mayor exito de germinacion y no fueron infectadas por hongos.
Mendelian inheritance, linkage and genotypic disequilibrium in microsatellite loci isolated from Hymenaea courbaril (Leguminosae).
El estado de conservacion de estas especies en su mayoria no ha sido evaluado, no obstante se conoce que Clathrotropis brunnea esta en peligro, Hymenaea courbaril se encuentra en preocupacion menor y Crias haughtii es vulnerable (tabla 2).
Como especies asociadas se encontraron a Mabea montana, Cordia collococca, Cordia sp, Clavija cauliflora, Hymenaea courbaril, Spondias mombin, Cecropia peltata, Myroxylon balsamum y Nectandra turbacensis.