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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O grupo I foi composto pelas especies: Apuleia leiocarpa, Astronium lecointei, Couratari stellata, Dinizia excelsa, Dipteryx odorata, Endopleura uchi, Enterolobium schomburgkii, Goupia glabra, Hymenaea courbaril, Manilkara huberi, Tabebuia serratifolia, Terminalia amazonica, Aspidosperma desmanthum, Pouteria pachycarpa, Pouteria sp., Euxylophora paraensis, Laetia procera, Buchenavia capitata, Buchenavia huberi, Helicostylis pedunculata, Laetia sp, totalizando 21 especies.
Gerhardt (1996) showed that for the tropical dry forest evergreen species, Hymenaea courbaril and Swietenia macrophylla, increased light availability was negatively correlated with dry season survival.
The species correction factors during moisture content measurement of jatoba (Hymenaea courbaril), mandioquiera (Qualea paraensis), quarubarana (Erisma uncinatum), and quarubatinga (Vochysia lehmanii) were determined for dielectric- and resistance-type moisture meters.
The phorophites belonged to these species: Acnistus arborescens, Bauhinia purpurea, Callistemon viminales, Cassia fistula, Cedrela odorata, Chrysophyllum cainito, Citrus sinensis, Cojoba arborea, Cupressus lusitanica, Delonix regia, Enterolobium cyclocarpum, Eriobotrya japonica, Erythrina berteroana, Eucaliptus sp, Ficus benjamina, Fraxinius udhei, Hymenaea courbaril, Jacaranda mimosaefolia, Macadamia intergrifolia, Mangifera indica, Mauria heterophylla, Persea caerulea, Phoenix canariensis, Pinus sp., Quercus costaricensis, Spathodea campanulata, Tabebuia rosea, Terminalia catappa, Trichilia havanensis and Veitchia arecina.
The control of storage xyloglucan mobilization in cotyledons of Hymenaea courbaril. Plant Physiology, Oxford, v.
Vegetacion: Habitat que esta organizado en cinco estratos, donde predomina el estrato arboreo inferior con alturas entre 11-21m y cobertura promedio del 90%, las especies dominantes son Samanea saman (campano) y Hymenaea courbaril (algarrobo); sigue el estrato subarboreo con una altura entre 9-11m y cobertura promedio del 80%, predominan A.