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Definition of the noun Aleurites cordata
What does Aleurites cordata mean as a name of something?
Aleurites cordata is a species of Vernicia.
- synonym: species Aleurites cordata
- kingdom: Plantae
- phylum: Tracheophyta
- class: Magnoliopsida
- order: Malpighiales
- family: Euphorbiaceae
- genus: Vernicia
- species: Vernicia cordata
Aleurites cordata is a kind of Vernicia.
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by Sir George Watt
ALEURITES cordata. The Aleurites. Absolute Alcohol with 5076 per cent, of water . The strength, therefore, of an alcoholic liquid may be expressed in terras of one of these three varieties of alcohol. For excise purposes, " Proof," " under Proof," and " over Proof " are terms which are constantly employed. Formerly the strength of spirit was ascertained by pouring some of it over gunpowder and igniting the spirit. If the powder inflamed, the spirit was " Proof," but if weaker the gunpowder ...
by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull
Included are: Aleurites cordata (Thunb.) R. Br. Ex. Steud ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
is widely distributed in tropical regions, and Aleurites cordata of Japan is one of the trees that yield, by the agency of the lac- insect (Casteria lacca), the lac of commerce. Both Elsrococca verrucosa and Elreocoeca vernicia are now grouped together under the name Aleurites cordata. EX-ffiODEN'DRON (STeo-Lat, from Gk.Aaio, elaia, olive-tree + $4v8pov, dendron, ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1904)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
Aleurites cordata is the Chinese, and Elaagia utilis the rubiaceous New Granada, varnish-tree; the latter secreting in its stipular axils, a resinous substance, used by the Colombians as a lacquer. A valuable resin exudes from the trunk of the West Indian varnish or locust-tree (Hymctuea Courbaril), a leguminous tree growing to an enormous size and living for centuries. The false varnish-tree is the Ailan- thus glandulosa, or tree of heaven, from China. The Mareton Bay varnish- tree is a ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
Aleurites cordata, a native of China, is the “varnish-tree.” Aleurites fordii yields tung oil. EUPHOTIC ZONE.
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