Definitions

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  • adj. A specific epithet for several hedgerow plants

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Cuttlebone; sepiost or sepiostaire.

Etymologies

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From sepes ("hedge")

Examples

  • Today, the most common vegetation is represented by Crescentia cujete, Guazuma ulmifolia, Cassia fistula, Bursera graveolens, Spondias mombin, Bauhinia picta, Ceiba pentandra and Gliricidia sepium.

    Patía Valley dry forests

  • In the sepia, the teuthis, and the teuthus the hard parts are within, towards the back of the body; those parts are called in one the sepium, and in the other the ‘sword’.

    The History of Animals

  • They differ from one another, for the sepium in the cuttle-fish and teuthus is hard and flat, being a substance intermediate between bone and fishbone, with (in part) a crumbling, spongy texture, but in the teuthis the part is thin and somewhat gristly.

    The History of Animals

  • Maize yields in Flemingia macrophylla (F.m.) alleys compared to control plots and alleys of Gliricidia sepium (G.s.) and Cassia siamea (C.s.) in a trial at IITA, Nigeria, are compared in the following table (Yamoah et al. 1986b):

    Chapter 8

  • Rat control with poisonous seeds of fence trees (Gliricidia sepium).

    1: Basics of agricultural development

  • These include Erythrina berteroana, Erythrina costancensis, Erythrina fusca, and Gliricidia sepium.

    Chapter 6

  • Leucaena leucocephala, Gliricidia sepium, Robinia pseudoacacia (black locust) and Prosopis juliflora (mesquite).

    4: Multipurpose trees

  • (See below for information about using Gliricidia sepium as a similar rodenticide.)

    8: Plant protection and pest control

  • Mike Benge with USAID sent us a 1966 technical report by Harry Hockman titled "Mechanism of Rodenticidal Activity of Gliricidia sepium."

    8: Plant protection and pest control

  • Commonly used, dual purpose shade/fodder species include Albizia chinensis, A. odoratissima, A. procera, Gliricidia sepium, Erythrina poeptugiana, E. subumbrans and E. variegate.

    Chapter 6

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