Definition of Calophyllum inophyllum

1. Noun. East Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers; coastal areas southern India to Malaysia.

Exact synonyms: Alexandrian Laurel
Group relationships: Calophyllum, Genus Calophyllum
Generic synonyms: Poon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calophyllum Inophyllum

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

Literary usage of Calophyllum inophyllum

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

1. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"The similarity of native names between this aud Calophyllum inophyllum, ... the Poon spars being a tall, aud Calophyllum inophyllum a short stunted, tree. ..."

2. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"Calophyllum inophyllum, Linn., Wight III. i., 128; Ic. I. 77. ... I have met with no mention of Calophyllum inophyllum in native works on Materia Medica. ..."

3. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1832)
"Calophyllum inophyllum. Another elegant tree is the ... or Calophyllum inophyllum, usually seen growing by the sea-side: it is a lofty branching tree, ..."

4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1907)
""Domba oil ° is obtained from the nuts of Calophyllum inophyllum. It is chiefly used as an embrocation for rheumatism, and for illuminating purposes. ..."

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