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Definition of the noun ailanthus altissima

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  1. deciduous rapidly growing tree of China with foliage like sumac and sweetish fetid flowers; widely planted in United States as a street tree because of its resistance to pollution
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonyms of Ailanthus altissima: tree of heaven / tree of the gods
    • more generic word: ailanthus = any of several deciduous Asian trees of the genus Ailanthus
    • member of: genus Ailanthus = small genus of east Asian and Chinese trees with odd-pinnate leaves and long twisted samaras

Phrases with Ailanthus altissima

Phrases starting with Ailanthus altissima:

  1. Ailanthus Altissima Rubra
  2. Ailanthus Altissima Leucoxyla
  3. Ailanthus Altissima Microphylla
  4. Ailanthus Altissima Ramosissima
  5. Ailanthus Altissima Erythrocarpa
  6. Ailanthus Altissima Myriocephala

Other phrases containing Ailanthus altissima:

  1. Form Ailanthus Altissima Rubra
  2. Form Ailanthus Altissima Erythrocarpa
  3. Variety Ailanthus Altissima Leucoxyla
  4. Variety Ailanthus Altissima Microphylla
  5. Variety Ailanthus Altissima Ramosissima
  6. Variety Ailanthus Altissima Erythrocarpa
  7. Variety Ailanthus Altissima Myriocephala

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ailanthus altissima

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Google previewChemical Dictionary of Economic Plants (2001)

by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter

Tree-of-Heaven 1 70 Ailanthus altissima (Simaroubaceae). Medicinal plant. Root and stem bark extracted to yield bitter-tasting quassinoids (ailanthone, amarolide, quassin, neoquassin).

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 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 from China, the tree of the gods has now been introduced into Europe and North America ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels [2 volumes] (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

Also known as: Ailanthus, Chinese sumac, copal-tree, stinking shumac, varnish tree Scientific name: Ailanthus altissima Synonyms: Toxicodendron altissima, Albonia peregrina, Ailanthus glandulosa, Ailanthus peregrina Family: Quassia ...

Google previewThe CABI Encyclopedia of Forest Trees (2013)


Ailanthus altissima. In: Fire Effects Information Sys- tem. Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest ...

Google previewConcise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms (2015)

by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino

Ailanthus widely distributed Asian tree, Ailanthus altissima, containing toxic substances for insects.

Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

Ailanthus altissima [Canthin-6-one] Ajuga ciliata [Ajugarins] Ajuga decumbens [Ajugarins] Ajuga nipponensis [Ajugarins] Ajuga remota [Ajugarins] Alangium ...

Google previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

1- 0 Z4—9 H8-1 Ailanthus altissima (Tree of heaven) Fast- growing, deciduous, spreading tree with clusters of small, green flowers in mid- summer, followed by winged, green, then reddish-brown fruits. Large, dark green leaves ...

Google previewDictionary of the Ben cao gang mu, Volume 2 (2016)

Geographical and Administrative Designations by Hua Linfu, Paul D. Buell

Quail Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle Sagittaria trifolia L. var. sinensis (Sims.) Makino Damnacanthus indicus (L.) Gaertn. f. Orpiment A/hagi Pseudalhagi Desv. Magnetite Crows Unidentified lamb variety from the North-West Allium ...

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