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Definition of the noun Alexandrian senna
What does Alexandrian senna mean as a name of something?
- erect shrub having racemes of tawny yellow flowers; the dried leaves are used medicinally as a cathartic; sometimes placed in genus Cassia
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Cassia acutifolia / species Cassia acutifolia / Cassia alexandrina / species Cassia alexandrina / Cassia angustifolia / species Cassia angustifolia / Cassia lanceolata / species Cassia lanceolata / Cassia senna / species Cassia senna / Senna acutifolia / species Senna acutifolia / Senna alexandrina / species Senna alexandrina / Senna angustifolia / species Senna angustifolia
- synonyms of Alexandrian senna: Alexandria senna / Cassia augustifolia / Indian senna / tinnevelly senna / true senna
- more generic word: senna = any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers
- geographic area: Caribbean
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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by Rita Singh
The leaves resemble Alexandrian senna rather closely, but are generally of a yellowish-green rather than greyish- green colour, a difference more noticeable in bulk than in single leaves. They attain a larger size than the Alexandrian, being ...
by G. Rehm
Alexandrian senna séné d'Egypte, casse alexandrinische Senna sen de España, sena alejandrina Cassia siamea Lam. . Senna siamea (Lam.) Irwin & Bameby Thai cassia, Siamese Senna cassia, bois perdrix djoowar flarnboyán amarillo ...
(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Alexandrian senna; Russ. ostrolistnaja kassija; agerge, senha (Libya). N Africa. At the upper Nile, in Sudan, Libya, Turkmenia, S Kazakhstan, China, and India cultivated. The leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds are used for medicinal purposes.
A Comprehensive Guide to Practical Herbal Therapy by Simon Mills
Alexandrian senna, Cassia senna L., or C. acutifolia Delile. , styptic, a remedy that stops bleeding and discharge; essentially a. l9] MODERN HERBALISM S.
by Spencer Thomson
Alexandrian senna has the highest general reputation. It is brought chiefly from Xubiaand Upper Egypt. As imported, its long lance-shaped leaves— fig. A 2— are mingled with pods, flowers, leaf, stalks, &c, of the plants, with the broad leaves of ...
Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880
Alexandrian senna and Tiuuevelly senna. The Alexandrian aeoua leaven are chit-fly obtained from Cassia lanceolata% while the Tiuuevelly senna ...
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge
Alexandrian senna and Tinnivelly senna. The Alexandrian senna leaves are chiefly obtained from Cassia acuti- folia, while the Tinnivelly senna leaves are yielded by Cassia aiigustifolia. Alexandrian senna is chiefly grown in Nubia and Upper ...
Containing Information Anatomical and Physiological, Sanitary and Hygienic, Together with the Treatment of Accident and Emergency and the Management of Illness by Spencer Thomson
Alexandrian senna has the highest general reputation. It is brought chiefly from Nubia and Upper Egypt. As imported, its long lance-shaped leaves are mingled with pods, flowers, leaf-stalks, 4c., of the plants, with the broad leaves of another ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: Alexandrian senna, Indian senna, Tinnevelly senna, true senna, ...
The Alexandrian senna leaves are chiefly obtained from Cassia lanceolata, while the Tinnevelly Bcnna leaves are yielded by Cassia ...
by Sir George Watt
Tinnevelly senna has of late fallen off in quality, the leaves being so small as to resemble Alexandrian senna. Dr. Dymock says that large quantities of Tinnevelly senna are now sent to Bombay, and that so successfully does this Indian article ...
Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe
Senna Alexandrina, Alexandrian senna, the sort in use» Senna с electarium, lenitive electuary. Senna Euro tra jVIaut/ítariorum,§ colutea' orienta/is, East lndian senna. S E P »Senna paujzerum, bastard senna, or milk vetch. Senna scor/zium ...
The Alexandrian senna leaves are chiefly obtained from Cauia uinetalata, while the Tinnevelly senna leaves are yielded by Ca*Ata elttntjata. Alexandrian eenna u chiefly grown in Nubia and Cpprr Egypt, and is imported in large bales from ...
by John Henry Clarke
obovata, Alexandrian Senna, is the principal. N. 0. Leguminosze. Trituration or tincture of the dried leaves. Clinical.— Colic ; flatulent, of infants. Exhaustion. Nitrogenous waste. Sleeplessness.
Alexandrian senna usually contains, as imported, tho leaf of a totally different plant, which is irritating and gripes a good deal. This is usually removed by hand before it is sold, and the senna is spoken of as picked. East Indian senna has a leaf ...
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