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  • Firma, that came from Demerara laden with the fruit of the Caryocar tomentosum, which is the Pekea tuberculosa of Aublet.

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • No commercial advantage is here made of the igua; but I saw vessels arrive on the coast of Terra Firma, that came from Demerara laden with the fruit of the Caryocar tomentosum, which is the Pekea tuberculosa of Aublet.

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 2

  • My viburnums are a type called doublefile (technically, they are Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum, hardiness zones 5-8).

    Tough Love, Garden Style

  • Snow in summer, Cerastium tomentosum is the ground cover for Alliums, most likely A. karativiense.

    Touring With Friends-Ledbury And Hampton Court Castle, Herefordshire « Fairegarden

  • Just one or two Ajuga repens were added for some blue with all that pink and the snow in summer, Cerastium tomentosum was the contrast silver foliage with white April blooms.

    The Long And Short Of It-A Garden Tour « Fairegarden

  • Common lowland deciduous trees found in eastern Java and Bali are Homalium tomentosum, Albizia lebbekoides, Acacia leucophloea, A. tomentosa, Bauhinia malabarica, Cassia fistula, Dillenia pentagyna, Tetrameles nudiflora, Ailanthus integrifolia, and Phyllanthus emblica.

    Western Java rain forests

  • Common lowland deciduous trees in eastern Java and Bali are Homalium tomentosum, Albizia lebbekoides, Acacia leucophloea, A. tomentosa, Bauhinia malabarica, Cassia fistula, Dillenia pentagyna, Tetrameles nudiflora, Ailanthus integrifolia, and Phyllanthus emblica.

    Eastern Java-Bali montane rain forests

  • Thirty years later Hipólito Ruiz, returning from his explorations with José Antonio Pavón in Peru, identified a liana used to make curare as Chondrodendron tomentosum.

    One River

  • Tube curare, as it was called, came packed in bamboo and generally was made from Chondrodendron tomentosum.

    One River

  • The collections included three species of moonseeds, Chondrodendron iquitanum, C. tomentosum, and Sciadotenia toxifera, as well as Strychnos toxifera, which the Quichua Indians considered a minor ingredient.

    One River

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