mombin


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Noun1.mombin - common tropical American shrub or small tree with purplish fruit
mombin - purplish tropical fruit
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
genus Spondias, Spondias - tropical trees having one-seeded fruit
2.mombin - purplish tropical fruit
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
jocote, mombin, mombin tree, Spondias purpurea - common tropical American shrub or small tree with purplish fruit
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Entre los generos mas representativos de la vegetacion se encuentran Ceiba, Pseudobombax, Tabebuia, Philodendron, Anthurium, Acrocomia, Aristolochia y las especies Spondias mombin L., Crescentia cujete L., Pseudobombax septenatum (Jacq.) Dugand, Anacardium excelsum L., Parinari pachyphylla Rusby, Justia bracteosa (Mildbr.) Leonard, Malvaviscus aboreus Dill.
The plant species cultivated in the orchards are: Brazilian guava (Psidium guineense Sw.), Guava (Psidium guajava L.), Hog plum (Spondias mombin L.), Jocote (Spondiaspurpurea L.), Mango (Mangifera indica L.), Pitanga (Eugenia uniflora L.), Star fruit (Averrhoa carambola L.), Barbados cherry (Malpighia punicifolia L.), Indian jujube (Zizyphus mauritiana Lam.), Ice-creambean (Inga edulis Mart.), Cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.), and Abiu [Pouteria caimito (Ruiz & Pav.) Radlk.].
SB-202742, a novel beta-lactamase inhibitor isolated from Spondias mombin. J.
Moreover, other plants for sound sleep include Crinum glaucum, Securinega virosa, Spondias mombin, pawpaw and Crassocephalum bauchiense.
Yellow mombin has sensory characteristics appreciated for fresh consumption and processed as ice creams, jellies and candies, thus adding economic and social importance.