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.

Exact synonyms: Balibago, Mahagua, Mahoe, Majagua, Purau
Generic synonyms: Hibiscus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hibiscus Tiliaceus

Hiberno English
Hibernophile
Hibernophiles
Hibernophilia
Hibiscus cannabinus
Hibiscus elatus
Hibiscus esculentus
Hibiscus farragei
Hibiscus heterophyllus
Hibiscus moschatus
Hibiscus moscheutos
Hibiscus mutabilis
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Hibiscus sabdariffa
Hibiscus syriacus
Hibiscus tiliaceus
Hibiscus trionum
Hibs
Hichens
Hick
Hicken
Hickes
Hickey
Hickin
Hicking
Hicklin
Hickling
Hickock
Hicks
Hicksite

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, ..."

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