Definition of Hibiscus tiliaceus
1. Noun. Shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament.
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Literary usage of Hibiscus tiliaceus
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1. The Indian Forester (1905)
"With the approval of Government I send you the following account:— OCCURRENCE OF hibiscus tiliaceus IN BURMA AND REPORT ON THE SUBJECT GENERALLY. ..."
2. Pharmacographia Indica: A History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin by William Dymock, C. J. H. Warden, David Hooper (1890)
"The following plants belonging to the Malvaceae are also used medicinally on account of their mucilaginous properties :— hibiscus tiliaceus, Linn., ..."
3. The Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary by Edward Tregear (1891)
"... to bind together; varau, caught or bound ; п>ч, the name of a tree (Bot. hibiscus tiliaceus) ... (hibiscus tiliaceus). Malay—cf. baru, the Hibiscus. ..."
4. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"... hibiscus tiliaceus, and other plants. On the Colon or Atlantic side the mangrove-belt had precisely the same composition and presented the same species, ..."