camphor tree

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large evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor

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Essential oils of camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora NEES & Eberm) cultivated in Southern Brazil.
The majestic lupine flower usually blooms along the Camphor Tree Trail in February each year.
My explanation of much going on below the camphor tree was unconvincing, and I promised to have the weeding done by the time he returned home in the evening.
2009a) and the fungus has been recovered from camphor tree, Cinnamomum camphora Presl, pondberry, Lindera melissifolia (Walter) Blume, and pondspice, Litsea aestiva lis (L.) Fernald (Smith et al.
For instance, the camphor tree is one of the typical plants with alternate phyllotaxis.
He also introduced hundreds of economically important plants, including Japanese persimmon; Eucalyptus globulus tree; Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica); 300 varieties of winter-hardy apples from Russia that had a profound effect on the Northeast's apple growing; camphor tree; one of the first magnolia trees in Washington D.C.; and many more.
The species included two types of soil bacteria, a type of cyanobacterium and the camphor tree. The nine genes instruct the E.
Pandan comes from the thatch screwpine herb (Pandanaceae tectorius) and bignay, horseradish tree, and saw palmetto, with accompanying famous herbs for kidney-and immune-boosting health: ngai camphor tree, holy basil, yerba buena, pansit-pansitan, Chinese chaste tree, Indian tinospora, Madagascar periwinkle, Rauwolfia, and Panax ginseng.
The garden comprises all the plant species mentioned in the Koran and those in the Hadith and the Sunnah; these plant species belong to three main ecological groups: desert plants, including bitter gourd, tamarisk, Christ's thorn, toothbrush tree, senna, henna and camel's hay; Mediterranean plants : olive, common grape vine, fig tree, wheat, barley, black cumin, mustard, saffron, safflower, onion, garlic, watermelon and pomegranate; and tropical plants : agallocum, wild ginger and camphor tree. These two gardens aim to increase global awareness of the plants mentioned in the Koran and to promote understanding between cultures through a common interest--the environment and its preservation.
That distinction goes to the camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora), which grows in Japan, China and Taiwan and the Borneo and Sabah camphorwood from various species of Dryobalanos.
Since ancient times, natural camphor has been extracted from wood of the east Asian camphor tree. In contrast to the synthetic racemate, the natural product exclusively contains the D-isomer (Belz et al.
Notes: Peter Ellenshaw's life story, Ellenshaw Under Glass--Going to the Matte for Disney, published by Camphor Tree, is available soon at
Her story on home-based care for those with HIV began: "Under a camphor tree on a green hill in Bizana in the Eastern Cape, Chief David Mlandizwe sits with his council of elders, their horses grazing nearby." AIDS, the chief explains, is claiming the lives of three or four young people every month and, until home-based care arrived, the village had little to offer them as they died.
The most striking objects at the site, however, are the nine boat-shaped caskets, each carved from a single trunk of a camphor tree, the largest measuring 18.8 meters long and 2 meters high.
A few other familiar trees which supplied home remedies were the beech, persimmon, fringe tree, ash tree, camphor tree, sea grape and wild cherry.