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Definition of the noun adansonia gregorii
What does adansonia gregorii mean as a name of something?
- Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Adansonia gregorii: cream-of-tartar tree / sour gourd
- more generic terms: angiospermous tree / flowering tree = any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
- part: sour gourd = acid-tasting Australian gourd-like fruit with a woody rind and large seeds
- member of: Adansonia / genus Adansonia = baobab
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adansonia gregorii
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A 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 ...
The 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 ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Baum (Adansonia gregorii F. Muell.) Australia : ...
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 ...
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) ...
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.
The 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 ...
The 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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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).
The 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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