Borassus flabelliformis
Palmyra Pal*my"ra, n. (Bot.) A species of palm ({Borassus flabelliformis}) having a straight, black, upright trunk, with palmate leaves. It is found native along the entire northern shores of the Indian Ocean, from the mouth of the Tigris to New Guinea. More than eight hundred uses to which it is put are enumerated by native writers. Its wood is largely used for building purposes; its fruit and roots serve for food, its sap for making toddy, and its leaves for thatching huts. [1913 Webster]

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  • Borassus flabelliformis — Borassus Borassus n. a genus of palm trees including the {palmyra} ({Borassus flabellifer}, formerly {Borassus flabelliformis}). Syn: genus {Borassus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Borassus flabelliformis — Jaggery Jag ger*y (j[a^]g g[ e]r*[y^]), n. [Hind j[=a]gr[=i]. Cf. {Sugar}.] Raw palm sugar, made in the East Indies by evaporating the fresh juice of several kinds of palm trees, but specifically those of the palmyra ({Borassus flabelliformis})… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Borassus — n. a genus of palm trees including the {palmyra} ({Borassus flabellifer}, formerly {Borassus flabelliformis}). Syn: genus {Borassus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Borassus flabellifer — Borassus Borassus n. a genus of palm trees including the {palmyra} ({Borassus flabellifer}, formerly {Borassus flabelliformis}). Syn: genus {Borassus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Borassus flabellifer —   Palma de Palmira Borassus flabellifer …   Wikipedia Español

  • BORASSUS FLABELLIFER L. - ПАЛЬМИРА — см. 125. Дерево. В. flabellifer L. Пальмира Sp. pl. (1753) 1187; (1762) 1657. Blatter (1926) 174, Т. 38, 39. Barret (1928) 284. Wealth of (1948) 131. S у n. B. tunicata Lour.; B. flabelliformis Murr.; B. dichotomus White. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ …   Справочник растений

  • Borassus — (Fächerpalme, B. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Palmen (Palmae Borassinae Flabellifrondes),[85] 6. Ordn. 22. Kl. L. mit 2häusigen Blüthen, männliche mit 3theiligem Kelche, 3blätteriger Blumenkrone, weibliche mit 3blätterigem Kelche,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Borassus — L. (Weinpalme), Palmengattung mit der einzigen Art B. flabelliformis L. (Fächerpalme, Delebpalme [in Afrika], Palmyrapalme, Lontar, s. Tafel »Palmen II«, Fig. 3), ein 30 m hoher Baum mit geringeltem, innen sehr hartem und schwarzem Stamm, mit… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Borássus — L., Palmengattg. mit einer Art, B. flabelliformis L. (Palmyra , Wein oder Toddypalme, auch Lontar), die Hauptnutzpalme Ostindiens mit fächerförmigen Blättern (daher auch Fächerpalme genannt), liefert bes. in dem weinartigen Safte der… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • CAMBODGE — Plaine et hautes terres, lacs, fleuves et forêts, la nature impose au Cambodge cette distinction. Et le mythe accuse cette division entre le Cambodge de l’eau et le Cambodge des montagnes. Le Cambodge (Cambodge vient du sanskrit Kambuja : «nés de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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