Definition of Bombax malabarica
1. Noun. East Indian silk cotton tree yielding fibers inferior to kapok.
Group relationships: Bombax, Genus Bombax
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombax Malabarica
Literary usage of Bombax malabarica
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1. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"Chief among these trees is kapok, bombax malabarica, Alstonia scholaris, Erythrina indica, and species of Anona, Hibiscus, and Dyera. ..."
2. The Newer Remedies ...: A Reference Book for Physicians, Pharmacists, and by Virgil Coblentz (1899)
"The gum resin of bombax malabarica, used as astringent for diarrhea and dysentery. The dose is 2-3 Gm. (30-45 gr ..."