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Bixa

Definition of the noun Bixa

What does Bixa mean as a name of something?

Bixa is a genus of Bixaceae.

Bixa is a kind of Bixaceae, described by L. in 1753.

Phrases with Bixa

Phrases starting with the word Bixa:

  1. Bixa Arborea
  2. Bixa Excelsa
  3. Bixa Odorata
  4. Bixa Orleana
  5. Bixa orellana
  6. Bixa Purpurea
  7. Bixa Acuminata
  8. Bixa Americana
  9. Bixa Tinctaria
  10. Bixa Upatensis
  11. Bixa Urucurana
  12. Bixa Platycarpa
  13. Bixa Katangensis
  14. Bixa Sphaerocarpa

Phrase ending with the word Bixa:

  1. genus Bixa

Other phrases containing the word Bixa:

  1. Species Bixa Arborea
  2. Species Bixa Excelsa
  3. Species Bixa Odorata
  4. Species Bixa Orleana
  5. species Bixa orellana

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Google previewPharmacographia Indica (1890)

A History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met with in British India by William Dymock, Charles James Hislop Warden, David Hooper

Bixa is the name given to this shrub by the American Indians ; the Brazilian name is Urucuara, or the Urucu plant, Urucu being the Brazilian name for the pigment. There are two varieties, one with pink flowers and greenish-yellow frait.

Google previewWanderings in South America, the North-west of the United States and the Antilles, in the years 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824 (1880)

with original instructions for the perfect preservation of birds, etc. for cabinets of natural history by Charles Waterton

The Bixa is the plant that furnishes the annato dye, with which we colour our cheeses. The natives call the paint by the name of Rucu. PAPAW-TREE, Parima, Lake. — Ever since the time of the great adventurer, Raleigh, there has been great ...

Google previewAtti della Fondazione Giorgio Ronchi

Bixa is a profusely fruiting shrub or small tree that grows 5-10 m in height. Approximately 50 seeds grow inside prickly reddish-orange heart-shaped pods at the ends of the branches. The basal medium used for the micro propagation of Bixa ...

Google previewOrigins of the Tainan Culture, West Indies (2010)

by Sven Loven, L. Antonio Curet

Bixa is a tropical growth, cultivated by the Indians in South America and the West Indies, and has never been introduced into North America. The use of ochre for painting the body presents itself as a primitive element, originating among the ...

Google previewIllustrations of Indian Botany; Or Figures Illustrative of Each of the Natural Orders of Indian Plants, Described in the Authors Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis ... by Robert Wight (1838)

Bixa is a native of America, but has long been naturalized in India, and so completely on the Malabar Coast, that it is now believed to be originally a native of that part of country, it is equally found in the islands of the Eastern Archipelago.

Google previewIllustrations of Indian Botany (1840)

Or Figures Illustrative of Each of the Natural Orders of Indian Plants, Described in the Author's Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis by Robert Wight

Bixa is a native of America, but has long been naturalized in India, and so completely on the Malabar Coast, that it is now believed to be originally a native of that part of country, it is equally found in the islands of the Eastern Archipelago.

Google previewthe farmers magazine (1842)

Bixa is a genus of the Monogynia order, and Polyandria class of plants, ranking under the 37th order Columniferaj of l.innrsus ; natural order Tiliacete, or rather allied to the order Tiliacese of Jussieu; corolla ...

Google previewHawaii Dye Plants and Dye Recipes (1980)

by Val Krohn-Ching

Other names: Achiote, Annatto or Amotto, Lipstick Plant Hawaiian name: 'Alaea The bixa is an evergreen shrub with rough, strongly veined, and heart-shaped leaves, planted in Hawaii as an ornamental. It produces pink flowers with five petals ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Type: Bixa orellana L. Bixa orellana L., Sp. PI. (1753) 512. Bixa orleana Noronha in Verh. Batav.

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

Bixa orellana L. Bixaceae North America (tropics) South America (tropics) NC Oceania (Mariana Islands, Palau) int SC Eurasia and AfricaM E [D] hel hygmes cl (Amerindian warpaint) dr (leaves: ...

Google previewAmazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary (1994)

by James A. Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez

Aceitillo: Podocarpus Aceituna dulce: Syzygium Acerola: Malpighia Acero shimbillo: Swarrzia Achiote amarillo: Bixa Achira: Canna Achira cimarrona: Canna Achote: Bixa Achote vara: Мота Achuni muena: Caryodaphnopsis Achupa poroto: ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Plant Names of the Philippine Islands (1903)

by Elmer Drew Merrill

Bixa orellana Linn. AcHtJETE, Sp.-Fil ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society (2015)

by Sarah E. Boslaugh

Achiote (Bixa orellana) is a small shrub native to the tropical regions of Central America that yields a strong colored flower that was used to create body paint by the natives in addition to use in the traditional medicine of the area for a selected ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

Buchanan regarded the Arnatto as a recent introduction : " The Bixa, an American plant, is now ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandize and Nomenclature in All European Languages (1815)

by C. H. Kauffman

Terra Orleana, Orellana, Bixa.) Annatto is a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Bixa The sole genus of the family Bixaceae, comprising 1 species of tropical American shrubs, B. orellana (annatto), which is extensively cultivated and contains a vivid orange pigment in the *testa, widely used as a food colourant. Bixaceae ...

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