Sterculia urens (Gum karaya)
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Sterculia urens (Gum karaya) by M. P. Shiva

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Published by Centre of Minor Forest Products in Dehra Dun .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementM.P. Shiva.
SeriesReady reckoner/monograph ;, COMFORPTS-RRM no. 9, Ready reckoner/monograph (Centre of Minor Forest Products (India)) ;, COMFORPTS-RRM no. 9.
ContributionsCentre of Minor Forest Products (India)
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3333159M
LC Control Number2004312212

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Sterculia is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae: subfamily Sterculioideae (previously placed in the now obsolete Sterculiaceae).Members of the genus are colloquially known as tropical scientific name is taken from Sterculius of Roman mythology, who was the god of manure; this is in reference to the unpleasant aroma of the flowers of this genus (e.g Family: Malvaceae. Sterculia urens gum; bulk-producing laxative. Previous. Next: Images. Previous. Next: Patient Handout. Previous. Medscape prescription drug monographs are based on FDA-approved labeling information, unless otherwise noted, combined with additional data derived from primary medical literature. [CLOSE WINDOW] Sections sterculia. Sterculia urens:The fruits of Sterculia urens have been posted many times on our group. Today whilst going through the book 'Trees of Mumbai' for some other reference I found it mentioned that the roasted seeds of the fruits are eaten by humans!! Birds also eat their fleshy sweetish covering or aril!! Sterculia gum (SG) is a plant-derived, water-soluble, high-molecular-weight complex acidic polysaccharide obtained from the stem exudates of Sterculia urens. During the past few decades, it has been recognized as a promising biodegradable material and applied in various industries including food, paper, adhesive, and textile.

We frequently encounter Sterculia urens trees on the slopes in dry deciduous forests around Pune city. During winter days shorten, evenings become chilly, forests display blooming of these very unique trees. No leaves or dry leaves, shiny pink naked bark very conspicuous in . Sterculia definition, any of various tropical trees of the genus Sterculia, of which some species are grown as ornamentals and some are the source of commercially valuable wood. See more. Define sterculia. sterculia synonyms, sterculia pronunciation, sterculia translation, English dictionary definition of sterculia. n a dietary fibre used as a food stabilizer and denture adhesive. It is the dried gum tapped from the trunk and stems of the tree Sterculia urens, native Sterculia - definition of sterculia by The Free. A superb book, very concise and well written, giving a wealth of information on or more species including descriptions, habitat, cultivation details and plant uses. A wealth of colour photographs bring each plant vividly to life.

Sterculia urens: Source: Malvales of North America Update, database (version ) Acquired: Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS () Reference for: Sterculia urens: Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version ) Acquired: Notes:Biological classification: Species. Title Plants and People of Nepal Publication Author Manandhar. N. P. Publisher Timber Press. Oregon. Year ISBN Description Excellent book, covering over 1, species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. [Show full abstract] tomentosa, Sterculia urens. Among the herbs species, the highest Shannon-Wiener index was for Nervilia arangoana (). Among the herbs species, the highest Shannon-Wiener. Karaya or sterculia gum is a natural soluble fiber extracted from the sap of the Indian tree Sterculia urens. It is an indigestible carbohydrate, a polysaccharide made of galactose, rhamnose and galacturonic and glucuronic acid [1].