Dipteryx

Dipteryx
Dip·ter·yx 'dip-tə-(.)riks n a small genus of tropical American trees of the family Leguminosae having opposite pinnate leaves and including several whose seeds are a source of coumarin see TONKA BEAN

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Dip·ter·yx (dipґtər-iks) a genus of tropical and subtropical American trees. D. odoraґta Willd. (Leguminosae) is the tonka bean, a North American species.

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  • Dipteryx — Baru Tree (Dipteryx alata) Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Dipteryx — n. a genus of tropical American trees which produce a black seed called the {tonka bean}. Syn: Coumarouna, genus {Coumarouna}, genus {Dipteryx}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diptĕryx — Schreb. (Coumarouna Aubl., Tonkabaum), Gattung der Leguminosen, Bäume mit gefiederten, lederigen Blättern, roten Blüten in endständigen Rispen und ovalen, zusammengedrückten, steinfruchtartigen, einsamigen Hülsen, umfaßt acht tropisch… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dipteryx — Diptĕryx Schreb., trop. amerik. Baumgattg. der Papilionazeen. D. odorāta Willd. in Guayana und D. oppositifolĭa Willd. auf Cayenne liefern wohlriechende, Kumarin enthaltende Samen (Tonkabohnen), die zu Parfümerien und Maitrankessenz benutzt… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dipteryx —   Dipteryx …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dipteryx — ID 27763 Symbol Key DIPTE Common Name dipteryx Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Dipteryx — noun tropical American trees: tonka beans • Syn: ↑Coumarouna, ↑genus Coumarouna, ↑genus Dipteryx • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Leguminosae, ↑fa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dipteryx — …   Википедия

  • dipteryx — dip·ter·yx …   English syllables

  • Dipteryx charapilla — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Dipteryx charapilla Estado de conservación …   Wikipedia Español

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