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Definition of the noun ailanthus

What does ailanthus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ailanthuses

  1. any of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus


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Phrases with Ailanthus

  1. Ailanthus Rubra
  2. Ailanthus Procera
  3. Ailanthus Scripta
  4. Ailanthus Giraldii
  5. Ailanthus Gracilis
  6. Ailanthus Japonica
  7. ailanthus silkworm
  8. Ailanthus Sinensis
  9. ailanthus altissima
  10. Ailanthus Peregrina
  11. Ailanthus Esquirolii
  12. Ailanthus glandulosa
  13. Ailanthus Cacodendron
  14. Ailanthus Glandulosus
  15. Ailanthus Erythrocarpa
  16. Ailanthus Guangxiensis
  17. Ailanthus Vilmoriniana
  18. Ailanthus Altissima Rubra
  19. Species Ailanthus Rubra
  20. genus ailanthus

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Google previewDwight's American Magazine (1845)

by Theodore Dwight

The Ailanthus is a remarkably graceful, elegant shade tree, recently introduced extensively into this part of the country. It possesses the principal qualities of a good shade-tree—beauty, rapid growth, adaption to almost every climate and soil , ...

Google previewThe Woody Plant Seed Manual (2008)

by F. T. Bonner

Ailanthus is an aggressive, intolerant pioneer species with rapid juvenile growth of 1 to 1.5 m/year. It invades severely disturbed...

Ailanthus is a prolific seeder: 15- to 20-year-old trees bear considerable quantities. Seeds have no endosperm ...

Google previewNative Trees of the Midwest (2010)

Identification, Wildlife Values, and Landscaping Use by Sally S. Weeks, Harmon Patrick Weeks, George R. Parker

Ailanthus altissima (Miller) Swingle Family: Simaroubaceae Ailanthus is a short- lived tree, originally from China, which was introduced into the United States ( Philadelphia) around 1784. It is now found throughout North America and continues ...

Google previewTherapeutics, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy (1917)

The Special Therapeutics of Diseases and Symptoms, the Physiological and Therapeutical Actions of Drugs, the Modern Materia Medica, Official and Practical Pharmacy, Prescription Writing, and Antidotal and Antagonistic Treatment of Poisoning by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter

Ailanthus is a decided nauseant, and a drastic purgative, causing also vertigo, weakness, cold sweats, dull headache, pains in the back, numbness and tingling in the limbs. It paralyzes the cerebrum and spinal cord of animals, impairment of ...

Google previewNative and Indigenous Biocontrols for Ailanthus Altissima

First, Ailanthus is a disturbance and ecotone plant, easily colonizing the disturbed edges of both intact and compromised ecosystems. This is in accordance with the Invasional Meltdown Hypothesis. Second, along the lines of the Enemy ...

Google previewA Handbook of materia medica, pharmacy and therapeutics (1901)

by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter

Ailanthus is a decided nauseant, and a drastic purgative, causing also vertigo, weakness, cold sweats, dull headache, pains in the back, numbness and tingling in the limbs. It paralyzes the cerebrum and spinal cord of animals, impairment of ...

Google previewExotic Butterflies and Moths (2002)

by Ruth Soffer

Somctimes known as "tree of heaven" and sometimes as "stinking sumac," the ailanthus is a fast -growing tree that thrives in cities and vacant lots. It provides a home for the Cynthia moth, whose caterpillars eat its leaves. The little nictalmark ...

Google previewMiscellaneous Publication (1950)

Ailanthus is the preferred food plant, and the larvae live gregariously in a web. This species ranges from New York to Illinois and southward, and is sometimes very common in the Southern States. It is believed by some authors that this insect ...

Google previewProfessional Paper - United States Geological Survey (1905)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

The ailanthus is an Asiatic tree which reaches a height of 40 feet and a diameter of 10 inches. It grows extensively along some of the streams, where it propagates freely by means of suckers, and forms dense thickets. The wood is hard, ...

Google previewWikipedia

Ailanthus is an opportunistic plant that thrives in full sun and disturbed areas. It spreads aggressively both by seeds and vegetatively by root sprouts, re- sprouting rapidly after being cut.3272 It is considered a shade-intolerant tree and cannot ...

Google previewI-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing, Quinnipac River Bridge (1999)

Environmental Impact Statement

Ailanthus is the commonest imported vegetative species seen and this is not a food resource tree for any bird species. Two areas are significantly different from the East Side. ° The grass/weed field just west of the Forbes Avenue (Tomlinson) ...

Google previewThe New York Times 1000 Gardening Questions & Answers (2003)

Based on the Column "Gardeners Q. & A." by Leslie Land

Powis, the ailanthus is a native of China, and seeds were apparently sent to France in 1751 by Pierre d'Incarville, a missionary. Seeds were then brought to Philadelphia in 1784 by a William Hamilton, who had seen the tree growing in the ...

Google previewAn Integrative Approach to Successional Dynamics (2015)

Tempo and Mode of Vegetation Change by Scott J. Meiners, Steward T. A. Pickett, Mary L. Cadenasso

Ailanthus is a shadeintolerant species that has established in forests throughout the US (Gómez-Aparicio and Canham, 2008). This species appears able to regenerate in the gaps that are beginning to form in the young forests of the BSS.

Google previewConcrete Jungle (2014)

New York City and Our Last Best Hope for a Sustainable Future by Niles Eldredge, Sidney Horenstein

Ailanthus is the ultimate opportunistic hardy ...

Google previewThe Long-Winded Lady (2015)

Notes from The New Yorker by Maeve Brennan

The ailanthus is a backyard tree, and Rockefeller Plaza is a private back yard only one day each year. Every July, for the length of one Sunday, the plaza is closed to the public. On all the other days, members of the public are allowed to come ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2009)

by Don Rittner, Timothy Lee McCabe

The good moth is the ailanthus silk moth (Samia cyn- thia), which feeds in the wild only on the tree imported as food for its caterpillars, the tree-of-heaven ( Ailanthus altissima), also known as “stink-tree” for the musty smell of the male flowers.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Alkaloids (2012)

by John Glasby

S N | 2 N H OH Three closely related alkaloids have recently been isolated from Ailanthus altissima and Separated chromatographically. This base forms colourless needles from EtOH and has the structure given above based upon chemical ...

Google previewStoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana (1883)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, and Companion to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. (9th Ed.) and to All Other Encyclopaedias

AILANTHUS, a well-known Chinese tree which is extensively cultivated in the United States. It is described and figured under this name by L' Hen tier, a noted French author of the last century, erroneously using the orthography, apparently, ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Ailanthus. altissima. tree-of-heaven The tree that grows in Brooklyn could be none otherthan this species. Tough, persistent, and durable to a fault, it has few redeeming landscape features. Asphalt, sidewalks, or construction seldom ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

AILANTHUS (more correctly ailantus, from ailanto, an Amboyna word probably meaning “Tree of the Gods,” or “Tree of Heaven”), a genus of trees belonging to the natural order Simarubaceae. The best known species, A. glandulosa, Chinese ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

AILANTHUS SILKMOTH Samia cynthia (Drury) [Lepidoptera: Saturniidae] See Cynthia Moth. AILANTHUS WEBWORM Atteva punctella (Cramer) [Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae]: A colourful, multivoltine moth (forewing background of orange ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle [syn. Ailanthus glandulosa Desf., Ailanthus peregrina (Buc'hoz) Barkl.] (Simaroubaceae)—tree-of-heaven Originally ...

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Small photo of Ailanthus silkmoth, Samia cynthiaSmall photo of ailanthus webworm,Atteva aurea is an ermine moth now found commonly in the United States.Small photo of beautiful tropical grey, brown and white moth butterfly named Samia Ricini or Cynthia, from Saturniidae family, also known as Ailanthus silk moth, and cocoon in branch plantSmall photo of ailanthus webworm,Atteva aurea, is an ermine moth found in the United StatesSmall photo of ailanthus webworm,Atteva aurea, is an ermine moth found in the United StatesSmall photo of ailanthus webworm,Atteva aurea, is an ermine moth found in the United StatesSmall photo of ailanthus webworm,Atteva aurea, is an ermine moth found in the United States More...

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Ailanthus Meaning

Video shows what ailanthus means. Any of several deciduous Asiatic trees of the genus Ailanthus, including the tree of heaven.. Ailanthus Meaning. How to ...

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