How To Use Cecropia In A Sentence

  • He called the cecropia fruit mangimeowe and noted that it is eaten and dispersed by toucans and piping guans. One River
  • Genomic clones Staphylinid.18.3 and Staphylinid.18.1 served as the starting material for the cecropia subfamily 5’ and 3’ ITRs.
  • It includes Albizia carbonaria, Calophyllum brasiliense var. rekoi, Inga, Cecropia, Ficus and Lonchocarpus spp., balsa Ochroma lagopus, Luehea seemannii, Pachira aquatica and Heliconia. Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras
  • On the trees were to be seen -- _Attacus cynthia_ (the Ailantus silkworm), the rearing of which was, as usual, most successful; _Samia cecropia_ and _Samia gloveri_, from America; also hybrids of _Gloveri cecropia_ and _Cecropia gloveri_; _Samia promethea_ and _Telea polyphemus_; Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882
  • Among the most remarkable is the white-stemmed cecropia, the lofty massaranduba, or cow-tree, often rising to the height of one hundred and fifty feet; the seringa, or india-rubber tree, with its smooth grey bark, tall erect trunk, and thick glossy leaves. The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America
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  • The initial discovery was an MLE present in 1000 or more copies in the genome of the silk moth Hyalophora cecropia, which was only distantly related to those we had been studying in Drosophila.
  • We set off downhill into a grove of cecropia trees. Times, Sunday Times
  • Every species of cecropia has living within the hollow nodes of its trunk a distinct species of fire ant. One River
  • Thankfully, the rain did not resume as they sat down next to one another beneath the ample bole of a big cecropia to wait for morning. The Mocking Program
  • The cecropia moth, for example, produces a peptide that attacks many kinds of bacteria.
  • Included among these are the cecropins, a family of peptides typically 33-39 amino acids in length first isolated from the silk moth, Hyalophora cecropia.
  • Late in the day, just after we had feasted on the fruits of a wild cacao, we came upon a three-toed sloth climbing slowly through the upper branches of a cecropia tree. One River
  • Ernesto, meanwhile, carefully swept a portion of the dirt floor and fired a large pile of dry cecropia leaves, two varieties known in Cubeo as juakubu and opodokabú. One River
  • We duck under a wasp nest hanging low from a kapok, and see a great black hawk draping its wings in the sun on the top of a cecropia. Take Me to the River
  • This is followed by woody shrubs, such as Adenaria floribunda, Alchornea castanaefolia, and Salix martiana, then by early successional trees, such as Annona hypoglauca, Astrocaryum jauari, and Cecropia latiloba. Iquitos varzea
  • Fired at one end, the burning resin tube was inserted into piles of cecropia ash and blown vigorously so that the myrrhlike aroma permeated the ash, thus flavoring the coca. One River
  • Other problematic invasive species include coffee (Coffea arabica), guava (Psidium guajava), Lantana camara, mango (Mangifera indica), African tulip tree (Spathodea campanulata), and Cecropia palmate. Society Islands tropical moist forests
  • The strategy is a bit like that of northern cecropia moth pupae, which do not stir unless previously chilled for a sufficiently long time.
  • Close to where I had hung my hammock, Rufino kindled a fire to toast coca while his son reduced cecropia leaves to ash and prepared the mortar and pestle. One River
  • He will live in one type of tree, eat one sort of food product, eat cecropia leaves. CNN Transcript Feb 16, 2007
  • In this study, we investigated the predatory behavior of the ant Azteca andreae which is associated with the myrmecophyte Cecropia obtusa. ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

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