Myroxylon My*rox"y*lon, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a sweet juice distilling from a plant + ? wood.] (Bot.) A genus of leguminous trees of tropical America, the different species of which yield balsamic products, among which are balsam of Peru, and balsam of Tolu. The species were formerly referred to {Myrospermum}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Myroxylon — J.R.Forst. G.Forst is a synonym of Xylosma. Myroxylon Myroxylon balsamum from Koehler s Medicinal Plants (1887) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Myroxylon — Balsambäume Myroxylon balsamum Systematik Unterklasse: Rosenähnliche (Rosidae) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Myroxylon —   Myroxylon Myroxylon balsamu …   Wikipedia Español

  • Myroxylon — Baumier du Pérou Baumier du Pérou …   Wikipédia en Français

  • myroxylon — myroxyle [ mirɔksil ] n. m. • miroxile, myroxilon 1803; du gr. muron « parfum » et xulon « bois » ♦ Bot. Arbre d Amérique du Sud (légumineuses papilionacées) dont le tronc fournit une résine (baume de Tolu; baume du Pérou). On dit aussi MYROXYLON …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Myroxylon — noun a genus of tropical American trees having pinnate leaves and white flowers • Syn: ↑genus Myroxylon • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myroxylon — ID 55522 Symbol Key MYROX2 Common Name myroxylon 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

  • Myroxylon — …   Википедия

  • Myroxylon — Myroxўlon L. f., Balsambaum, Pflanzengattg. der Leguminosen, Bäume Südamerikas, mit balsamhaltigen Stämmen; M Pereirae Kl. liefert den Perubalsam, M. toluifĕrum H. et B., in Kolumbien, den Tolubalsam …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • myroxylon — my·rox·y·lon …   English syllables

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