Portia tree


Portia tree
Thespesia (E)

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • portia-tree — stambialapis kamšis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dedešvinių šeimos dažinis, dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Thespesia populnea), paplitęs atogrąžų jūrų pakraščiuose. atitikmenys: lot. Thespesia populnea angl. bendytree; corktree;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • portia tree — noun pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its rounded heart shaped leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers; yields valuable pink to dark red close grained wood and oil from its seeds • Syn: ↑bendy… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Portia — may refer to:*Portia (Merchant of Venice), a character in the play by William Shakespeare *Portia, a character in the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare *Portia Simpson Miller, the political leader of Jamaica s People s National Party and… …   Wikipedia

  • bendy tree — noun pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its rounded heart shaped leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers; yields valuable pink to dark red close grained wood and oil from its seeds • Syn: ↑portia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cork tree — noun 1. deciduous tree of China and Manchuria having a turpentine aroma and handsome compound leaves turning yellow in autumn and deeply fissured corky bark • Syn: ↑Phellodendron amurense • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Phellodendron,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tulipwood tree — noun any of various trees yielding variously colored woods similar to true tulipwood • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑portia tree, ↑bendy tree, ↑seaside mahoe, ↑Thespesia populnea, ↑harpullia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thespesia populnea — taxobox name = Portia tree regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Malvales familia = Malvaceae genus = Thespesia species = T. populnea binomial = Thespesia populnea binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Thespesia — noun a small genus of tropical trees including the portia tree • Syn: ↑genus Thespesia • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Malvaceae, ↑family Malvaceae, ↑mallow family …   Useful english dictionary

  • seaside mahoe — noun pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its rounded heart shaped leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers; yields valuable pink to dark red close grained wood and oil from its seeds • Syn: ↑portia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Thespesia — noun a small genus of tropical trees including the portia tree • Syn: ↑Thespesia • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Malvaceae, ↑family Malvaceae, ↑mallow family …   Useful english dictionary