sterculia


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to sterculia: Sterculia urens

sterculia

(stɜːˈkjuːlɪə)
n
(Cookery) a dietary fibre used as a food stabilizer and denture adhesive. It is the dried gum tapped from the trunk and stems of the tree Sterculia urens, native to Central India and Pakistan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sterculia - any tree of the genus Sterculiasterculia - any tree of the genus Sterculia  
genus Sterculia - type genus of the Sterculiaceae: deciduous or evergreen trees of Old and New World tropics and subtropics
Panama tree, Sterculia apetala - large deciduous tree native to Panama and from which the country takes its name; having densely leafy crown and naked trunk
Java olives, kalumpang, Sterculia foetida - large tree of Old World tropics having foul-smelling orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
References in periodicals archive ?
(58) Legumino Sae Dialium guineense (47) Alchornea cordifolia (57) Moraceae Ficus platyphylla (33) Sterculia tragacantha (46) Bridela scleroneura (20) Albizia zygia (39) Vetex doniana (17) Broussonetia papyrifera (38) Mangifera indica (16) Ceiba pentandra (38) Theretia nerrifolia (13) Alstonia boonei (38) Psidium guajava (12) Rauvolfia vormitoria (33) Rubiaceae Mitragyna inermis (12) Citrus senensis (27) Citrus sinensis (8) Theobroma cacao (25) Ceiba pentandra (8) Tectona grandis (24) Cola nitida (8) Persea americana (23) Terminalia catapa (8) Mangifera indica (23) Antiaris toxicaria (7) Cleistophlis patens (23) Persea americana (7) Gilbertiodendron spp.
pumila, Sida rhombifolia*, Sterculia recordiana (TH)*, Theobroma simiarum (TH)*, Trichospermum grewiifolium, Triumfetta lappula, Urena lobata, Wissadula excelsior.
Antimicrobial activity, cytotoxicity and phytochemical screening of ficus septica burm and sterculia foetida L.
The title of his research was "Biological Screening and Phytochemical Studies of Sterculia Diversifolia G.Don Stem Bark and Leaves", a press release issued here Wednesday said.
The title of his research was 'Biological Screening and Phytochemical Studies of Sterculia Diversifolia G.Don Stem Bark and Leaves', a press release issued here Wednesday said.
Sterculia diversifolia G.Don stem bark and leaves' was Dr Achyut Adhikari of University of Karachi.
The common species present at these sites were Schima wallichii, Sterculia villosa, Callicarpa arborea, Emblica officinalis, Albizzia chinensis, Castanopsis tribuloides, Rhus succedanea, Toona ciliata, Wendlandia tinctoria and Wendlandiagrandis (Singh et al.
Seasonal effects and antifungal activity from bark chemical constituents of Sterculia apetala (Malvaceae) at Pantanal of Miranda, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
Rajulu, "Characterization of natural fabric sterculia urens," International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization, vol.