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mombin

(mōm`bēn), any tree of the tropical genus Spondias of the family Anacardiaceae (sumacsumac
or sumach
, common name for some members of the Anacardiaceae, a family of trees and shrubs native chiefly to the tropics but ranging into north temperate regions and characterized by resinous, often acrid, sap.
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 family). The plum-shaped fruits, 1 to 2.5 in. (2.54–6.38 cm) long, are much eaten in the tropics. They are spicy and slightly acid in taste and are eaten fresh, boiled, dried, or in preserves. Best known are the red mombin, or Spanish plum (S. purpurea), marketed chiefly in Mexico and Guatemala, the yellow mombin (S. mombin, called also hog plum or jobo), and the otaheite apple or ambarella (S. cytherea), found in both the Old and New World tropics. The local common names vary widely. Mombin is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Anacardiaceae.
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The data for the presence of wild blackberry, yellow mombin, black cherry, and guava were obtained from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (www.
1, 2 and 3, were fitted to the experimental data of water adsorption isotherms of red mombin powders through nonlinear regression, by the Quasi-Newton method, using the program Statistica 7.
Del total de especies registradas, 26% se comparten entre los dos sitios, las cuales en orden decreciente de IVI son: Bravaisia integerrima, Spondias mombin, Ficus sp.
En las 12 muestras analizadas de miel se registraron un total de 63 taxa pertenecientes a 32 familias botanicas y siete tipos polinicos indeterminados, de este gran total, solo 18 fueron de real importancia por presentarse con porcentajes mayores o iguales al 10%: Spondias mombin (Anacardiaceae), Cocos nucifera (Arecaceae), Burserasimarub a (Burseraceae), Celtis sp.
laurina ANACARDIACEAE Anacardium X3679 PE45 excelsum X4522 14 Gutierrez (025488) X4523 33 Gutierrez (025561) X5674 v01 1 BaLeon/Hernandez Astronium X3638 PE 04 graveolens Spondias X3685 PE 51 mombin Tapirira X3682 PE 48 guianensis ANNONACEAE Annona jahnii X1855 4020 Breteler (018895) Annona montana X4217 3701 Breteler (018897) Guatteria aff.
Sin embargo, en Byrsonima basiloba, Schinopsis brasiliensis y Spondias mombin se observo una baja germinacion de las semillas que no fueron congeladas y un incremento considerablemente en la germinacion de las congeladas.
Antifertility activity of aqueous ethanolic leaf extract of Spondias mombin (Anacardiaceae) in rats.
Spondias mombin L Para and Rio (Anacardiaceae); leaf and de twig Janeiro states, Brazil Colletotrichum Artemisia mongolica (Fisch.