Dryobalanops

Dry`o·bal'a·nops noun [ New Latin , from Greek dry^s oak + ba`lanos acorn + 'o`psis appearance. The fruit remotely resembles an acorn in its cup.] (Botany) The genus to which belongs the single species D. Camphora , a lofty resinous tree of Borneo...
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dryobalanops

<botany> The genus to which belongs the single species D. Camphora, a lofty resinous tree of Borneo and Sumatra, yielding Borneo camphor and camphor oil. ... Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Oak + acorn + appearance. The fruit remotely resembles an acorn in its cup. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Dryobalanops

• (n.) The genus to which belongs the single species D. Camphora, a lofty resinous tree of Borneo and Sumatra, yielding Borneo camphor and camphor oil.
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Dryobalanops

Dryobalanops is a genus of flowering plants and the genus of family Dipterocarpaceae. The name Dryobalanops is derived from Greek (dryas = a nymph associated with oaks and balanops = acorn) and describes the acorn-like nut. The genus has seven species, confined to the tropical forests of West Malesia (Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo). It i...
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