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Definition of the noun alstonia scholaris
What does alstonia scholaris mean as a name of something?
- 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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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 ...
(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Type: Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br. (Echites scholaris L.), typ. cons.
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.
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.
Companion 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 ...
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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