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Aleurites cordata

Definition of the noun Aleurites cordata

What does Aleurites cordata mean as a name of something?

Aleurites cordata is a species of Vernicia.

Aleurites cordata is a kind of Vernicia.

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1889)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (2008)

by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull

Included are: Aleurites cordata (Thunb.) R. Br. Ex. Steud ...

Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

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, ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

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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