Myroxylon toluiferum
Tolu To*lu", n. A fragrant balsam said to have been first brought from Santiago de Tolu, in New Granada. See {Balsam of Tolu}, under {Balsam}. [1913 Webster]

{Tolu tree} (Bot.), a large tree ({Myroxylon toluiferum}), the wood of which is red in the center, and has an aromatic rose odor. It affords the balsam called tolu. [1913 Webster]


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  • Myroxylon toluiferum — Balsam Bal sam (b[add]l sam), n. [L. balsamum the balsam tree or its resin, Gr. ba lsamon. See {Balm}, n.] 1. A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil. [1913 Webster] Note: The balsams are aromatic resinous substances,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myroxylon toluiferum — noun medium sized tropical American tree yielding tolu balsam and a fragrant hard wood used for high grade furniture and cabinetwork • Syn: ↑tolu tree, ↑tolu balsam tree, ↑Myroxylon balsamum • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Myroxylon, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • 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 balsamum — noun medium sized tropical American tree yielding tolu balsam and a fragrant hard wood used for high grade furniture and cabinetwork • Syn: ↑tolu tree, ↑tolu balsam tree, ↑Myroxylon toluiferum • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Myroxylon, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myroxylon Pereirae — Balsam Bal sam (b[add]l sam), n. [L. balsamum the balsam tree or its resin, Gr. ba lsamon. See {Balm}, n.] 1. A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil. [1913 Webster] Note: The balsams are aromatic resinous substances,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • MYROXYLON BALSAMUM (L.) HARMS - БАЛЬЗАМОВОЕ ДЕРЕВО — см. 419. Дерево. М. balsamum (L.) Harms Бальзамовое дерево Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berl. Dahl. V, 43 (1908) 94. Bergmann (1950) 341, рис. Schery (1952) 224. Wealth of India VI (1962) 481. S y n. Toluifera balsamum L.; M. peruiferum L. f.; M.… …   Справочник растений

  • 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

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

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

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