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Definition of the noun alstonia scholaris

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  1. evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonyms of Alstonia scholaris: devil tree / dita / dita bark
    • more generic word: tree = a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
    • member of: Alstonia / genus Alstonia = genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

Dita branches (Alstonia scholaris). Although the dita tree is from India, it is now found throughout Southeast Asia and in Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand. (Dhera Dun, Uttar Pradesh, India, 1998) Use as an Aphrodisiac In East Asia, dita ...

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

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Type: Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br. (Echites scholaris L.), typ. cons.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

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

in China: zhu ye yang jiao mian Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br. (Alstonia kurzii Hook.f.; Alstonia scholaris var. avae A. DC.; Alstonia scholaris var. blumei A. DC.; Alstonia scholaris var.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Plant Names of the Philippine Islands (1903)

by Elmer Drew Merrill

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 glabrum Jack.

Google previewCompanion to the British and American Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeias Arranged in the Form of a Dictionary (1890)

by Lawrence T. Ashwell

Alstonia Scholaris. N.O. Apocynacese. Satween. Habitat, the East Indies. The bark possesses bitter, tonic, and astringent properties, and is much esteemed in chronic diarrhoea and dysentery. Preparation. — <p tincture of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Abor-Miri Language (1907)

by J. Herbert Lorrain

(Alstonia Scholaris of the order Apocineae Assamese Sotiana. NoTE:-The bark of this tree is known in commerce as Alstonia Bark, Dita or Dita Bark.

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