family Meliaceae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Meliaceae - tropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental treesfamily Meliaceae - tropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental trees
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
Geraniales, order Geraniales - an order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae; Tropaeolaceae
mahogany tree, mahogany - any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish
genus Melia, Melia - type genus of the Meliaceae: East Indian and Australian deciduous trees with leaves resembling those of the ash
Azadirachta, genus Azadirachta - genus of large important East Indian trees: neem trees
Cedrela, genus Cedrela - tropical American trees
Chloroxylon, genus Chloroxylon - deciduous trees of India and Sri Lanka
Entandrophragma, genus Entandrophragma - cedar mahogany trees
Flindersia, genus Flindersia - small genus of Australian timber trees
genus Khaya, Khaya - African mahogany trees
genus Lansium - a dicotyledonous genus of the family Meliaceae
genus Lovoa, Lovoa - genus of African timber trees
genus Swietinia, Swietinia - tropical American mahogany trees
genus Toona, Toona - formerly included in genus Cedrela
genus Turreae - genus of trees and shrubs of tropical Africa and Asia and Australia
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The genus Hypsipyla (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) is found throughout the tropics, and its larvae, which are specialized borers of trees in the family Meliaceae, may damage twigs, branches, leaves, bark, flowers, fruits, and seeds (Taveras et al.
They were given 150 seeds of Melia volkensii (Mukau), an East African indigenous tree species in the plant family Meliaceae (Mahogany).
Carapa guianensis, which is popularly known as andiroba, belongs to the family Meliaceae. Its seeds are very oleaginous, and the seed oil has been used for a long time by indigenous people as a repellent against insect bites [4].
Azadirachta indica commonly known as "neem" in subcontinent, which belongs to the family Meliaceae. It is evergreen tree found in most of the tropical countries of the world.
Azadirachta indica (Family Meliaceae; Assamese, Bengali Neem) is an evergreen indigenous plant widely available in India and Burma.
Brine shrimp lethality activity of Thai medicinal plants in the family Meliaceae. Naresuan University Journal: Science and Technology, 12(2): 13-18.
2012), and the family Meliaceae is currently well investigated due to the occurrence of limonoid triterpenes, promising compounds that have biological activities on insects like insecticidal, phagodeterrent and growth regulating (Isman et al.
In Azardirachta indica under the family Meliaceae, four treeholes debris were examined, of which two were Aedes positive.
Margosa is a very common tree in Sri Lanka Azadirachta indica, is a tree in the mahogany family Meliaceae. It is one of two species in the genus Azadirachta, and is native to India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh growing in tropical and semi-tropical regions.
It was first reported from Amoora rohituka followed by that in Dysoxylum binectariferum, both belonging to the family Meliaceae (Harmon et al.