Acacia Farnesiana

Sweet acacia (E); Aromo (P); Pela (C); Una de Cabra (C). (Fig. 4). The gum is used as a famin food. Flowers are put between linens to scent them and to protect them from moths. Flowers are attractive to bees. Crushed fruits yield an astringent used in conjunctivitis, diarrhea, etc.; also used to mend broken dishes. Bark is considered febrifugal and is tied around the joints by West Indians to alleviate rheumatism.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Acacia farnesiana — Taxobox name = Needle Bush regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae genus = Acacia species = A. farnesiana binomial = Acacia farnesiana binomial authority = (L.) Willd. status = G5 status… …   Wikipedia

  • Acacia farnesiana — Para otros usos del nombre común «espino», véase espino (desambiguación).   Espinillo blanco …   Wikipedia Español

  • Acacia farnesiana — Cassier Cassier …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acacia farnesiana — Süße Akazie Süße Akazie (Acacia farnesiana) Systematik Unterklasse: Rosenähnliche (Rosidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Acacia farnesiana — antilinė akacija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mimozinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medingas, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Acacia farnesiana), paplitęs Azijos rytuose. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams), dažams gaminti. Iš jo… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Acacia farnesiana — cassie cassie n. a type of tropical American thorny shrub or small tree ({Acacia farnesiana}); it bears fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery. Syn: huisache, mimosa bush, sweet wattle, sweet acacia, scented wattle, flame tree, Acacia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acacia Farnesiana — Sponge Sponge (sp[u^]nj), n. [OF. esponge, F. [ e]ponge, L. spongia, Gr. spoggia , spo ggos. Cf. {Fungus}, {Spunk}.] [Formerly written also {spunge}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of Spongi[ae], or Porifera. See Illust. and Note… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acacia farnesiana — ID 255 Symbol Key ACFA Common Name sweet acacia Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AZ, CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, NM, PR, TX, VI Growth Habit Tree, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Acacia farnesiana — noun tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery • Syn: ↑huisache, ↑cassie, ↑mimosa bush, ↑sweet wattle, ↑sweet acacia, ↑scented wattle, ↑flame tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • ACACIA FARNESIANA (L.) WILLD. - АКАЦИЯ ФАРНЕЗИ — см. 402. Кустарник. A. farnesiana (L.) Willd. А. Фарнези Sp. pl. ed. IV (1805) 1083. Burkill (1935) 20. Dalziel (1937) 205. S y n. Mimosa farnesiana L.; M. cavenia Molina; Acacia acicularis Willd.; A. cavenia Bert.; Vahellia farnesisna Wight et… …   Справочник растений

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