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Definition of the noun adansonia gregorii

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  1. Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd

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Google previewA Dictionary of Popular Names of the Plants which Furnish the Natural and Acquired Wants of Man, in All Matters of Domestic and General Economy (1882)

Their History, Products, & Uses by John Smith

It is allied to the Gouty stem tree (Adansonia Gregorii), noticed under Baobab, being thickened below, tapering upwards or often swollen in the middle to the extent of 30 or 40 feet in circumference, with an apparently small tree growing out of ...

Google previewThe Dinkum Dictionary (2010)

by Susan Butler

The botanical name, Adansonia gregorii, is after the explorer Augustus Charles Gregory, who carved a message into the trunk of a boab by the Victoria River. The baobab also goes by the name of 'bottle tree'. Descriptions of the tree liken it to ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Baum (Adansonia gregorii F. Muell.) Australia : ...

Google previewThe Practitioner's Encyclopedia of Flower Remedies (2014)

The Definitive Guide to All Flower Essences, their Making and Uses by Clare G. Harvey

Boab (Adansonia gregorii) Supports releasing inherited attitudes, family thought patterns and states of mind allowing mental freedom by clearing negative thoughts and mindsets. Boronia (Boronia ledifolia) Obsessive thinking that is difficult to ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

The only other known species of this genus are the Australian sour-gdurd or cream-of-tartar tree, Adansonia Gregorii, which differs chiefly in its smaller fruit, and the Madagascar baobab, A. Madagas- cariensis, which has red flowers, bap (bap) ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

stem tree, the Australian baobab, Adansonia Gregorii. gouty-gail (gou'ti-gāl), n. A gall or an excrescence on the raspberry, produced by the red-necked buprestid, Agrilus ruficollis.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

The only other known species of this genus are the Australian sour-gourd or cream-of-tartar tree, Adansonia Gregorii, which differs ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1906)

The only other known species of this genus arc the Australian sour-gourd or cream-of-tartar tree, Adansonia Gregorii, which differs chiefly in its smaller fruit, and the Madagascar baobab, A. Madagas- cariensis, which has red flowers. bap (bap) ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

A second, Australian, species, Adansonia Gregorii, is recognized by some botanists as distinct from Adansonia digitata. A third species is found in Madagascar and a fourth in East Africa. AD'APTA'TION ( Lat. ad, to -f- aptare, to fit ) . In plants ...

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

Baobabs (Adansonia gregorii), the swollen-trunked baobab endemic to the Kimberley, are scattered through the savanna. On the Mitchell Plateau fan palms (Livistona eastonii) form a dense understory up to 65 ft (20 m) high beneath an open ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

Adansonia Gregorii. C. whey, beverage made by adding two teaspoonfuls of cream of tartar to a pint of milk. Cre'as. Flesh. Creasol, kre'as-ol. C&HioOa. Phenol from wood- tar creasote. Creasote, kre'as-ote (kreas, flesh, soter, preserver).

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

A most remarkable form of vegetation in the north-west is the gouty-stemmed tree (Adansonia Gregorii), one of the Malvaceae. It is related closely to the famous baobab of tropical Africa. The “grass-tree" (Xanthorrhoea), of the uplands and ...

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Adansonia gregorii. Boab Tree. Kings Park. Perth

Kings Park is a 400ha expanse of natural bushland and gardens in the heart of the city of Perth. The WA Botanic Garden contain a huge variety of native wildflowers, plants and trees.

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Small photo of The Australian boab tree (Adansonia gregorii) is related to the Madagascan and African Adansonia species known as baobabs. Like its relatives it is sometimes called a bottle tree.Small photo of A boab tree isolated against white. The tree is scientifically known as Adansonia Gregorii and is also common called the tree of life.Small photo of Boab tree Adansonia Gregorii on Town Beach in tourist town of Broome North Western Australia faces out on to the waters of Roebuck Bay fringed by green mangroves , on a hot humid day in summer.Small photo of This is the prison tree, Adansonia gregorii, in Derby, Western australia.Small photo of A young boab or bottle tree adansonia gregorii growing alongside the Great Northern Highway just out of Derby, Western Australia, grows new foliage every Wet Season when the rains come in summer.Small photo of bottle tree (Adansonia gregorii) in Nitmiluk National Park Northern Territory, AustraliaSmall photo of Solitary large hollow Adansonia gregorii (Boab) tree growing in Derby, Western Australia on a hot cloudy day in the Summer Wet Season is sprouting leaves and beautiful flowers.. More...

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