Definition of Bertholletia excelsa
1. Noun. Tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts.
Terms within: Brazil, Brazil Nut
Group relationships: Bertholletia, Genus Bertholletia
Generic synonyms: Nut Tree
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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"... in the strongly swollen central portion of the axis of the shoot of the embryo-plant. bertholletia excelsa. The embryo of bertholletia excelsa is ..."
2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"... obtuse, by far the longest, the Fio. 8bO.—bertholletia excelsa. Nat. size. others gradually becoming shorter towards the base ; petiole 2-5- 8 mm. long. ..."
3. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"... and incorrectly as the castanea-nut, is the seed of a large tree (Bertholletia excelsa Humb. et Bpl. order ..."
4. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1885)
"Crystalloids soluble in saturated NaCl solution after treatment with alcohol or ether; eg, bertholletia excelsa. (/3.) Crystalloids soluble in saturated ..."
5. Physiological Botany by George Lincoln Goodale (1885)
"Crystalloids soluble in saturated NaCl solution after treatment with alcohol or ether; eg, bertholletia excelsa. (/?.) Crystalloids soluble in saturated ..."
6. Handbook of Practical Botany for the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger (1887)
"Structure of root, 45. Boot. Fresh. ,, Sugar in root, 49. Boot. Fresh. Bracken-fern, see Pteris aquilina. Brazil-nut, see bertholletia excelsa. ..."
7. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture \ by Peter Henderson (1910)
"Paradise. Grains of. A common name applied to the seeds of Amomum Melegueta, Paradise Nut. The fruits of bertholletia excelsa. Paraguay Tea. ..."
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