Definition of Calophyllum calaba

1. Noun. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.

Exact synonyms: Calaba, Santa Maria Tree
Group relationships: Calophyllum, Genus Calophyllum
Generic synonyms: Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calophyllum Calaba

Calnada pea
Calocarpum zapota
Calocedrus decurrens
Calochortus albus
Calochortus amabilis
Calochortus amoenus
Calochortus elegans
Calochortus kennedyi
Calochortus luteus
Calochortus macrocarpus
Calochortus nuttallii
Calophyllum calaba (current term)
Calophyllum candidissimum
Calophyllum inophyllum
Calophyllum longifolium
Calopogon pulchellum
Calopogon tuberosum
Calori's bursa
Caloscypha fulgens
Calosoma scrutator
Calostoma cinnabarina
Calostoma lutescens
Calostoma ravenelii

Literary usage of Calophyllum calaba

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1855)
"The drupe is here about the size of that of Calophyllum calaba, as figured by Jacquin (Stirp. Amer. tab. 165), and contains generally two, ..."

2. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"... eg Mammea americana : the same distribution, with the exception of those in the primary bundles of the stem, is seen in Calophyllum calaba. ..."

3. Report by Dr. M.C. Cooke, on the Gums, Resins, Oleo-resins, and Resinous by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1874)
"Calophyllum calaba, Jacq. (and other species}. O'Shaughnessy states that this is a native of Travancore and produces true East India ..."

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