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Definition of the noun ailanthus altissima
What does ailanthus altissima mean as a name of something?
- 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
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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).
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 ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia of Biology (2009)
by Don Rittner, Timothy Lee McCabe
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.
Ailanthus altissima. In: Fire Effects Information Sys- tem. Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest ...
by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino
Ailanthus widely distributed Asian tree, Ailanthus altissima, containing toxic substances for insects.
by Rolf H. J. Schlegel
it is now used in >>> insecticides; the quassia family includes the Asian ailanthus (Ailanthus altissima), also called the “tree of heaven”; Quassia amara ( Simaroubaceae), 2n = 4x = 36 hort fore Queensland arrowroot: Also known as achira in ...
by Tova Navarra
The tree Ailanthus altissima, of the family Simaroubaceae, indigenous to China, whose root bark and fruit are used in Chinese traditional ...
by Claus Peter Zoller
the heaven's tree (Ailanthus altissima, but according to Razval Kohistani meliea azedarach) (said to be the favorite sitting place for the bulbul, its seeds are used as worm treatment with cattle)'. Sh. lagaan. lhahgāy2 didrii, -ó (n2 ) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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- Ailanthus altissima
This introduced tree is one of the common tree species of the open woodlands along the American River in the region of Sacramento, California.
Photo credit: Matt Lavin
- Ailanthus altissima - whole plant
Tree of heaven.
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- Simaroubaceae - Ailanthus altissima
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- Ailanthus altissima & Ligustrum
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- Ailanthus (Ailanthus altissima)
Ailanthus (Ailanthus altissima), also called tree-of-heaven, has been in North America for more than 200 years but only in the last 60 years has it succeeded in moving from urban and community forests and into rural forests where, because it spreads primarily via wind-blown seed and sprouting root systems and spreads aggressively, it has quickly become a major threat to forests.
Photo credit: Wayne National Forest
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