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Acokanthera

Definition of the noun acokanthera

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noun - plural: -

  1. small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa

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Google previewDown to Earth: Gardening with Indigenous Shrubs (2002)

by David Johnson, Sally Johnson, Geoff Nichols, Geoff Nichols

Growth form: Acokanthera is an upright shrub with craggy bark. The leaves are dark, thick, leathery and handsome. Strongly scented white flowers with a pink tinge occur in early spring. The fruits are large fleshy berries, initially red, turning ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Ranunculaceae 33 Acokanthera G. Don f. Apocynaceae Origins: Greek ake, akis "a sharp point, a spike, a cutting edge," akoke "a point" and anthera "anther," the anthers are pointed. Species/Vernacular Names: A. oblongifolia ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2012)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

in English: bastard sirio, hollow heart, wild tobacco Common names: galán arbóreo, gallinero, marieneira, mata gallina, nigüito, siyou, tabaco de monte, tabak djab Acokanthera G. Don f. Apocynaceae Greek ake, akis 'a sharp point, a spike, ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt

Acokanthera G. Don, Gen. Syst.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Acokanthera ouabaio, from which is prepared the arrowpoison of the Somalis of the east coast of Africa. The pure glucoside crystallizes in colorless transparent needles, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Acokanthera ouabaio, from which is prepared the arrow- poison of the Somalis of the east coast of Africa. The pore glacoslde crystallizes ill colorless transparent needles, ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by Sigmund Rehm

e wild tobacco tree s guitite Acokanthera abyssinica K.Schum. -> 34 34 Acokanthera schimperi (A. DC.) Schweinf. Syn.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Acokanthera [ak′′o-kan-the'r ] a genus of the plant family ...

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

See under Acokanthera venenata. Acoccygeus (ah-iok-sij'-e-us) [a, priv. ; k6kkv(, coccyx]. Destitute of a coccyx. Acodin {ak'-o-din). A preparation used in dentistry said to consist of aconite, iodin, tannic acid, and glycerin. Acoesis [ai-o-e'-sis).

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

Acokanthera ouabaio, from which is prepared the arrow- poison of the Somalis of the east coast of Africa. The pure glucoside crystallizes in colorless transparent needles, ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Dictionary of Plant Names (2009)

by Walter Erhardt, Allen J. Coombes

Acokanthera oppositifolia - schimperi (A. DC.) Schweinf. • E:Arrow Poison Tree; G :Pfeilspitzen-Schöngift • Ь e Zio Cö II-IV t Ä; E-Afr., SW-Arab. - spectabilis (Sond.) Hook. f. = Acokanthera oblongifolia - venenata auet. non (Thunb.) G. Don ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1909)

Acokanthera ouabaio, from which is prepared the arrowpoison of the Somalis of the east coast of Africa. The pure glucoside crystallizes in colorless transparent needles, ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3O1K5A1N1T1H4E1R1A1

The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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