U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant family of the order Eucommiales, subclass Hamamelidae, class Magnoliopsida (some botanists have classified this in the order Hamamelidales or Urticales). Eucomia is an elmlike tree of central and eastern China. Leaves are alternate; deciduous flowers are solitary and unisexual and lack petals and sepals. The male flowers have 6 to 10 stamens and female flowers have one ovary of two carpels, one of which aborts during development so the fruit (a dry, winged structure) contains only one seed. The latex is a source of RUBBER. Tochu tea is an aqueous extract of Eucommia ulmoides leaves and a popular beverage in Japan. (Mutat Res 1997 Jan 15;388(1):7-20).
The numerical value of eucommiaceae in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of eucommiaceae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Images & Illustrations of eucommiaceae
Find a translation for the eucommiaceae definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these eucommiaceae definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"eucommiaceae." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 17 Aug. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/eucommiaceae>.