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Acokanthera

Definition of the noun acokanthera

What does acokanthera mean as a name of something?

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)

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 (2016)

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, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Acokanthera G. Don, Gen. Syst. 4, 1 ( 1837) 485. Type: Acokanthera venenata G. Don Acokanthera schimperi (A. DC.) ...

Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

Acokanthera [Arrow poisons] Acokanthera ouabaio [Strophanthins] Acokanthera schimperi [Strophanthins] Aconitum [ Aconitine ...

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 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 previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

wild tobacco tree guitite Acokanthera abyssinica K.Schum. -> 34 Acolumthera schimperì (ADC.) Schweinf. A. abyssiníca K.Schum. kibai, murichu Aconitum carmichaelii Debeaux Japanese aconite ...

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 (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

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 previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1910)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

Acokanthera ouabaio, ...

Google previewJohnson's Gardener's Dictionary (1894)

by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright

See Acokanthera spectabilis. hunbergii. See Acokanthera venenata. Trache'lium.

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 previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: Outlines of the morphology, natural history, classification, geographical distribution and economic uses of the phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

round sides, and Grevillea, Hakea, Yucca, Banksia, Euphorbia, Ficus religiosa, Acokanthera, Gnidia, Olea europaea ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Winter-sweet ( Acokanthera) Thuubergii. Hottentot's Ordeal-tree Trachelium. Throat-wort casruleum.

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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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