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Alchornea latifolia
Alcornoque Al`cor*no"que, n. [Sp., cork tree.] The bark of several trees, esp. of Bowdichia virgilioides of Brazil, used as a remedy for consumption; of Byrsonima crassifolia, used in tanning; of Alchornea latifolia, used medicinally; or of Quercus ilex, the cork tree.
Bassia latifolia
Mahwa tree Mah"wa tree` (Bot.) An East Indian sapotaceous tree (Bassia latifolia, and also B. butyracea), whose timber is used for wagon wheels, and the flowers for food and in preparing an intoxicating drink. It is one of the butter trees. The oil, known as mahwa and yallah, is obtained from the kernels of the fruit.
C latifolia
Sebesten Se*bes"ten, n. [Ar. sebest[=a]n the tree: cf. Sp. sebesten.] (Bot.) The mucilaginous drupaceous fruit of two East Indian trees (Cordia Myxa, and C. latifolia), sometimes used medicinally in pectoral diseases. Note: In the West Indies the name is given to the similar fruit of Cordia Sebestana.
Calliandra latifolia
Horsewood Horse"wood`, n. (Bot.) A West Indian tree (Calliandra latifolia) with showy, crimson blossoms.
Cameraria latifolia
Manchineel Man`chi*neel", n. [Sp. manzanillo, fr. manzana an apple, fr. L. malum Matianum a kind of apple. So called from its apple-like fruit.] (Bot.) A euphorbiaceous tree (Hippomane Mancinella) of tropical America, having a poisonous and blistering milky juice, and poisonous acrid fruit somewhat resembling an apple. Bastard manchineel, a tree (Cameraria latifolia) of the East Indies, having similar poisonous properties. --Lindley.
Dalbergia latifolia
Blackwood Black"wood, n. A name given to several dark-colored timbers. The East Indian black wood is from the tree Dalbergia latifolia. --Balfour.
Kalmia latifolia
Spoonwood Spoon"wood`, n. (Bot.) The mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia).
Podocarpus latifolia
Yellowwood Yel"low*wood`, n. (Bot.) The wood of any one of several different kinds of trees; also, any one of the trees themselves. Among the trees so called are the Cladrastis tinctoria, an American leguminous tree; the several species of prickly ash (Xanthoxylum); the Australian Flindersia Oxleyana, a tree related to the mahogany; certain South African species of Podocarpus, trees related to the yew; the East Indian Podocarpus latifolia; and the true satinwood (Chloroxylon Swietenia). All these Old World trees furnish valuable timber.
Terminalia latifolia
Broadleaf Broad"leaf`, n. (Bot.) A tree (Terminalia latifolia) of Jamaica, the wood of which is used for boards, scantling, shingles, etc; -- sometimes called the almond tree, from the shape of its fruit.
Typha latifolia
Water torch Wa"ter torch` (Bot.) The common cat-tail (Typha latifolia), the spike of which makes a good torch soaked in oil. --Dr. Prior.
Typha latifolia
Bulrush Bul"rush`, n. [OE. bulrysche, bolroysche; of uncertain origin, perh. fr. bole stem + rush.] (Bot.) A kind of large rush, growing in wet land or in water. Note: The name bulrush is applied in England especially to the cat-tail (Typha latifolia and T. angustifolia) and to the lake club-rush (Scirpus lacustris); in America, to the Juncus effusus, and also to species of Scirpus or club-rush.
Typha latifolia
Cat-tail Cat"-tail, n. (Bot.) A tall rush or flag (Typha latifolia) growing in marshes, with long, flat leaves, and having its flowers in a close cylindrical spike at the top of the stem. The leaves are frequently used for seating chairs, making mats, etc. See Catkin. Note: The lesser cat-tail is Typha angustifolia.
U latifolia
Spike Spike, n. [Akin to LG. spiker, spieker, a large nail, D. spijker, Sw. spik, Dan. spiger, Icel. sp[=i]k; all perhaps from L. spica a point, an ear of grain; but in the sense of nail more likely akin to E. spoke of a wheel. Cf. Spine.] 1. A sort of very large nail; also, a piece of pointed iron set with points upward or outward. 2. Anything resembling such a nail in shape. He wears on his head the corona radiata . . .; the spikes that shoot out represent the rays of the sun. --Addison. 3. An ear of corn or grain. 4. (Bot.) A kind of flower cluster in which sessile flowers are arranged on an unbranched elongated axis. Spike grass (Bot.), either of two tall perennial American grasses (Uniola paniculata, and U. latifolia) having broad leaves and large flattened spikelets. Spike rush. (Bot.) See under Rush. Spike shell (Zo["o]l.), any pteropod of the genus Styliola having a slender conical shell. Spike team, three horses, or a horse and a yoke of oxen, harnessed together, a horse leading the oxen or the span. [U.S.]

Meaning of Latifolia from wikipedia

- Latifolia may refer to any of the following plants: Ulmus minor (Smooth-leafed elm) cultivars: Ulmus minor 'Latifolia' Ulmus glabra (Wych elm) cultivars:...
- Kalmia latifolia, commonly called mountain laurel, calico-bush, or spoonwood, is a broadleaved evergreen shrub in the heather family, Ericaceae, that...
- Typha latifolia (broadleaf cattail, bulrush, common bulrush, common cattail, cat-o'-nine-tails, great reedmace, cooper's reed, ****bungi) is a perennial...
- Dalbergia latifolia (synonym Dalbergia emarginata) is a premier timber species, also known as the Indian rosewood. It is native to low-elevation tropical...
- names: B****ia longifolia L., B. latifolia Roxb., Madhuca indica J. F. Gmel., M. latifolia (Roxb.) J.F.Macbr., Illipe latifolia (Roxb.) F.Muell., Illipe malabrorum...
- Anogeissus latifolia is a species of small to medium-sized tree native to the India, Nepal, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. Its common names are axlewood (English)...
- Ecuador Tillandsia latifolia var. latifolia - Peru, Ecuador Tillandsia latifolia var. leucophylla Rauh - Peru Tillandsia latifolia var. major Mez - Peru...
- Zornia latifolia is a species of flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae. It is native to South America. Its distribution may extend into Central...
- Lavandula latifolia, known as broadleaved lavender, spike lavender or Portuguese lavender, is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, native to the...
- Persian lime (Citrus × latifolia), also known by other common names such as seedless lime, Bearss lime and Tahiti lime, is a citrus fruit species of hybrid...