Lecythis Ollaria
Lecythis Lec"y*this (l[e^]s"[i^]*th[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 3 an oil flask.] (Bot.) A genus of gigantic trees, chiefly Brazilian, of the order {Myrtace[ae]}, having woody capsules opening by an apical lid. {Lecythis Zabucajo} yields the delicious sapucaia nuts. {Lecythis Ollaria} produces the monkey-pots, its capsules. Its bark separates into thin sheets, like paper, used by the natives for cigarette wrappers. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lecythis ollaria — didysis šalmis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šalminių šeimos medieninis augalas (Lecythis ollaria), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lecythis ollaria angl. monkeypod isp. coco de mono šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Lecythis Ollaria — Monkey pot Mon key pot , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The fruit of two South American trees ({Lecythis Ollaria}, and {Lecythis Zabucajo}), which have for their fruit large, pot shaped, woody capsules containing delicious nuts, and opening almost explosively by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lecythis ollaria — ID 45892 Symbol Key LEOL5 Common Name lecythis Family Lecythidaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lecythis ollaria Loefl. — Symbol LEOL5 Common Name lecythis Botanical Family Lecythidaceae …   Scientific plant list

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  • Lecythis — Lec y*this (l[e^]s [i^]*th[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 3 an oil flask.] (Bot.) A genus of gigantic trees, chiefly Brazilian, of the order {Myrtace[ae]}, having woody capsules opening by an apical lid. {Lecythis Zabucajo} yields the delicious sapucaia …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lecythis Zabucajo — Lecythis Lec y*this (l[e^]s [i^]*th[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 3 an oil flask.] (Bot.) A genus of gigantic trees, chiefly Brazilian, of the order {Myrtace[ae]}, having woody capsules opening by an apical lid. {Lecythis Zabucajo} yields the delicious …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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