Ailanthus altissima


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Ailanthus altissima

Chinese medicine
A rapid-growing tree used in traditional Chinese herbal medicine, every part of which has been used for some ailment, including mental illness, insomnia, boils and abscesses, dysentery, intestinal haemorrhage, menorrhagia, spermatorrhea, malaria, arrhythmias, asthma and epilepsy. It is said to downregulate the immune system.
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I WOULD like to buy a young tree Ailanthus Altissima, Tree of Heaven, but have tried all local nurseries without success.
The tree planted at Coventry is an ailanthus altissima, commonly known as the tree of Heaven, and it stands in War Memorial Park, close to the Leamington Road entrance.
Identification of an allelopathic compound from Ailanthus altissima (Simaroubaceae) and characterization of its herbicidal activity.
forest tree Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle forest tree Albizzia julibrissum Durazzini forest tree Alseis blackiana Hemsl.
Eradication of invasive and nuisance plant species: The site was overgrown with invasive species of perennial shrubs and trees including Asian bush honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii (Rupr.) Maxim.), multiflora rose (Rosa multi-flora Thunb.), stinkweed (Thlaspi arvense L.), Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle), Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila L.), cottonwood (Populus deltoides Marshall), poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans (L.) Kuntze), among others.
Siguiendo el trazado de las vias ferreas y a pocos metros al este del Camino Centenario cursa un ancho zanjon que alberga comunidades silvestres: Acmella decumbens, Amaranthus quitensis, Arundo donax, Erithryna crista-galli, Paspalum quadrifarium, Manihot flabellifolia, Sagittaria montevidensis, Senecio bonariensis, Solidago chilensis, Typha latifolia, juntamente con arboles cultivados como Ailanthus altissima y Populus alba.
Tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima), one of the invasive nonnative species, had the same relative-importance value (6.0%) as cedar elm, but lower dominance (46.9 [m.sup.2]/ha) than pecan, while bois d'arc had a higher relative-importance value (7.0%) than cedar elm.
3 6 Gleditsia triacanthos Honey locust 3 4 Sambucus canadensis Elderberry 3 4 Rhamnus cathartica (*) Common buckthorn 2 6 Populus deltoides Cottonwood 1 8 Rhus glabra Smooth sumac 1 5 juglans nigra Walnut 1 2 Ailanthus altissima (*) Tree-of-heaven 1 2 Toxicodendron radicans Poison ivy 1 1 juniperus virginiana Red cedar 1 1 Gymnocladus dioica Kentucky coffeetree 1 1 TABLE 3.--Relative density (RD) and importance value (IV) for woody species recorded from five forest corridors along paved bike trails in Lincoln, NE.
Ailanthus altissima, Allelopathy, and Nitrogen Fixation in Legumes: How One Invasive Species is Potentially Securing Its Success.
C2 Arq T 78 Ailanthus altissima (Miller) C1 Hemi MF cad Swingle 79 Alcea rosea L.