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Definition of the noun alstonia
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- genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; tropical Africa to southeastern Asia and Polynesia
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Alstonia: genus Alstonia
- more generic terms: dicot genus / magnoliopsid genus = genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
- member of: Apocynaceae / dogbane family / family Apocynaceae = chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers
- member: Alstonia scholaris / devil tree / dita bark / dita = evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes
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Everyday Gardening in India by S. Percy Lancaster, Laeeq Futehally
Apart from this and the fact that a broken stem gives off an acrid, and possibly poisonous milky juice, the Alstonia is a splendid tree for parks, gardens or avenues. Brief description: Height : 50-60 feet Spread : 25-30 feet Habit : Densely ...
by Amritpal Singh
Alstonia is a widespread genus of evergreen trees and shrubs from Apocynaceae (dogbane family). Alstonia (devil tree) consisting of about 40–60 species, native to tropical and subtropical Africa, Central America, Southeast Asia and Australia ...
by Sinha Yudhbir
Alstonia is a great tonic for weakness — and rundown constitution due to suffering malaria or other fevers for a long time. It is an unique remedy in digestive disorders, diarrhoea and dysentery concomitant with malarial fever. Give Alstonia Q in ...
Alstonia is an easy wood to dry and does not present any problem when being worked with tools. In Africa this timber is subject to attacks by termites. It is generally used for household implements such as spoons, ladles and stools, and also for ...
Pharmaceutical Journal (1901)
Alstonia is a genus of the periwinkle or dogbane family (Apocy- nacete), and bears the name of Charles Alston, who was Professorof Medicine and Botany in the University of Edinburgh from 1740 to 1761.
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
henryi Tsiang English: Henry alstonia China: huang hua yang jiao mian A. macrophylla Wallich ex G. Don English: devil-tree alstonia, broad-leaved pulai Malaya: beburus, buta buta darat, ...
Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner
Tonduzia Pittier e alstonia; deviltree falstonia 367 Alstonia longifolia (A.DC.) Pichon Apocynaceae SC SE North America (Mexico: Chiapas to Panama) M Rauvolfia longifolia A.DC. Rauvolfia stenophylla Donn.Sm. Tonduzia longifolia (A .DC.) ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
(Alstonia constricta var. mollis F.M. Bailey; Alstonia constricta var. montmariensis F.M. Bailey; Alstonia mollis Benth.) Australia. Erect shrub or tree, often suckering and forming thickets, small whitish scented flowers, pair of slender compressed ...
by Abdur Rehman
Alstonia. scholaris. Complementary Remedies: - Followed well by: - inimical: - Antidotes: - Collaterals: Alst-c, Chin (Debility and chronic dyspepsia), Ferr-cit, Hydr, Ph-ac (Painless diarrhoea) ...
by John Henry Clarke
— Alstonia was proved by Dr. Cathcart, of Australia, who found it produce great debility and prostration, or low fever, ...
Alkaloids; Bitter Principles; Glucosides: Their Sources, Nature, and Chemical Characteristics, with Tabular Summary, Classification of Reactions, and Full Botanical and General Indexes
Echises (Alstonia), Apocyn. Echilellew ; see A pocynew Echugin Poison, ( Adeninm) Ehretiucm ; see Baraginacen' Elemi resins . Elaterinm Ephedra, Gnelaruc Epigoea (trailing Arbutus) ; for Ericoline, see Arbutus group Ergot of Rye (Claviceps ...
by Elmer Drew Merrill
Alstonia. DfTA, V., T. Alstonia scholaris R. Br. DrrAA. Alstonia scholaris R. Br. DITAAN (Zambales). Calamus haenkeanus Mart. DfTA-DfTA (Camarines). Astronia pulchra Vidal. DiuALAT-NA-fTEM, T. Dysoxylum. DoATLO. Urophyllum ...
Companion to the British and American Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeias Arranged in the Form of a Dictionary (1890)
by Lawrence T. Ashwell
Alstonia Constricta. (Ad.) N.O. Apocynacese. Bitter Bark, native Quinine Bark. Indigenous to the colonies of New South Wales and Queensland. Chief uses, in fever and ague. Part employed, the bark. Preparation. — Tincture, with rectified spirit ...
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Alstonia angustiloba on Pulau Ubin
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