Anogeissus

Anogeissus
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Combretaceae
Genus:Anogeissus
Wall.
species


A. acuminata (A. pendula)
A. bentii
A. dhofarica
A. latifolia
A. leiocarpus (A. leiocarpa)
A. rotundifolia
A. schimperi
A. sericea


Anogeissus is a genus of trees native to South Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, and Africa, belonging to family Combretaceae. The genus has eight species, five native to South Asia, two endemic to the southern Arabian Peninsula, and one native to Africa. Anogeissus latifolia, known as dhaora, is one of the most useful trees in India. Its leaves contain large amounts of tannin, and are used in India for tanning. The tree is the source of Indian gum, also known as ghatti gum, which is used for calico printing among other uses. A. pendula, known as kardhai or dhok, is common in the Kathiarbar-Gir dry deciduous forests of western India, where it often forms pure stands in the rocky ridges of the Aravalli Range. A. leiocarpus is found in Africa from northeastern Ethiopia to Senegal, and its bark is used to produce Anogelline, a substance used in cosmetics. A. dhofarica and A. bentii are endemic to the woodlands of the southern Arabian Peninsula.
Scientific classification or biological classification is a method by which biologists group and categorize species of organisms. Scientific classification also can be called scientific taxonomy, but should be distinguished from folk taxonomy, which lacks scientific basis.
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Plantae
Haeckel, 1866[1]

Divisions

Green algae
  • Chlorophyta
  • Charophyta
Land plants (embryophytes)
  • Non-vascular land plants (bryophytes)

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Magnoliophyta

Classes

Magnoliopsida - Dicots
Liliopsida - Monocots

The flowering plants or angiosperms are the most widespread group of land plants. The flowering plants and the gymnosperms comprise the two extant groups of seed plants.
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Magnoliopsida

Magnoliopsida is the botanical name for a class of flowering plants. By definition the class will include the family Magnoliaceae, but its can otherwise vary, being more inclusive or less inclusive depending upon the classification system being
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Myrtales
Reichenbach

Families
See text

The Myrtales are an order of flowering plants placed as a basal group within the rosid group of dicotyledons (not a member of eurosids I or eurosids II).
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Combretaceae
R.Br.

Genera

Anogeissus
Buchenavia
Bucida
Calopyxis
Calycopteris
Combretum
Conocarpus
Dansiea
Guiera
Laguncularia

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Nathaniel Wallich (28 January 1786 - 28 April 1854) was a surgeon and botanist.

Born in Copenhagen, in 1806 and was born as Nathan ben Wulff. His father Wulff ben Wallich (or Wolff Wallich) was a merchant who settled in Denmark and came from Altona near Hamburg late in the
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genus (plural: genera) is part of the Latinized name for an organism. It is a name which reflects the classification of the organism by grouping it with other closely similar organisms.
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tree is a perennial woody plant. It is sometimes defined as a woody plant that attains diameter of 10 cm (30 cm girth) or more at breast height (130 cm above ground).
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South Asia, also known as Southern Asia, is a southern geopolitical region of the Asian continent comprising territories on and in proximity to the Indian subcontinent. It is surrounded by (from west to east) Western Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, and Southeastern Asia.
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Arabian Peninsula (in Arabic: شبه الجزيرة العربية, or جزيرة العرب) is a peninsula in Southwest Asia at the junction of
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Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30,221,532 km² (11,668,545 sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area, and 20.4% of the total land area.
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Combretaceae
R.Br.

Genera

Anogeissus
Buchenavia
Bucida
Calopyxis
Calycopteris
Combretum
Conocarpus
Dansiea
Guiera
Laguncularia

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Tannins are astringent, bitter-tasting plant polyphenols that bind and precipitate proteins. The term tannin refers to the use of tannins in tanning animal hides into leather; however, the term is widely applied to any large polyphenolic compound containing sufficient hydroxyls
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Calico is a plain-woven textile. In the UK, "calico" refers to fabric made from unbleached, and often not fully processed, cotton. It may contain unseparated husk parts, for example.
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The Kathiawar-Gir dry deciduous forests are a tropical dry broadleaf forest ecoregion of western India.

Setting

The Kathiawar-Gir forests have a disjunct distribution.
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The Aravalli Range is a range of mountains in western India running approximately 300 miles from northeast to southwest across Rajasthan state. The northern end of the range continues as isolated hills and rocky ridges into Haryana state, ending near Delhi.
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Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30,221,532 km² (11,668,545 sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area, and 20.4% of the total land area.
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Ethiopia (IPA: /i.θi.oʊ.pi.ə/) ( ʾĪtyōṗṗyā), officially the
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Motto
"Un Peuple, Un But, Une Foi"   (French)
"One People, One Goal, One Faith"
Anthem
Pincez Tous vos Koras, Frappez les Balafons
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Cosmetics ( pronunciation: cosmetic  ) are substances used to enhance or protect the appearance or odor of the human body.
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