Achras


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Synonyms for Achras

tropical trees having papery leaves and large fruit

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Eustalodes anthivora (Gelechiidae, Lepidoptera), a new pest of Achras sapota in the Philippines.
Mayaguana March (Fabaceae) 29, 1932 Achras zapota L.
Effect of nitrogen, gibberellic acid, triadimefon, and kinetin on the seedling growth of sapodilla (Achras sapota) and tamarind (Tamarindus indica).
BAP is reported to have favored axillary shoot proliferation from cotyledonary nodes of several other tree species including Sterculia urens [8], Dalbergia sissoo [9], Achras sapota [10], and Punica granatu [11].
In fact, the chicle tree's scientific nomenclature was only finalized late last century after having been confused with a different sapote-bearing tree of the Achras genus, by Carl Linnaeus, the eighteenth century father of modem botanical taxonomy.
(1999) and Dhaka and Kothari (2005) reported that addition of [GA.sub.3] with BAP-supplemented MS medium is beneficial and promoted shoot elongation of Macadamia tetraphylla, Achras sapota, Anacardium occidentale, Eclipta alba, respectively.
These plants included Mangifera indica, Coriandrum sativum, Cocos nucifera, Bombax ceiba, Ananas comosus, Carica papaya, Terminalia belerica, Terminalia chebula, Momordica charantia, Dillenia indica, Phyllanthus emblica, Tamarindus indica, Swertia chirata, Cinnamomum tamala, Punica granatum, Moringa oleifera, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Musa paradisiaca, Psidium guajava, Syzygium cumini, Averrhoa carambola, Piper betle, Bambusa bambos, Zizyphus mauritiana, Aegle marmelos, Citrus aurantifolia, Citrus grandis, Citrus macroptera, Manilkara achras, Camellia sinensis, and Curcuma longa.
El envio estaba conformado por dieciseis cajas que contenian fosiles, ma /32 dreporas, conchas, un cuerno tallad liso de rinoceronte y otro que habia sido tallado primorosamente y que le compro al dominicano le Ualse por 93 piastras; alli habia ademas varias monedas del oriente y el occidente de las Indias; tambien iba una rama de una Achras sapote, en donde yacia un nido de colibri que habia sido elaborado con flores **) (11); en el nido se encontraba la madre junto a sus pequenos y al distinguido /233 macho, que era un poco diferente en su aspecto.