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Definition of the noun alstonia

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noun - plural: -

  1. genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; tropical Africa to southeastern Asia and Polynesia

Phrases with Alstonia

Phrases starting with the word Alstonia:

  1. Alstonia Batino
  2. Alstonia Edulis
  3. Alstonia Eximia
  4. Alstonia Kurzii
  5. Alstonia Mairei
  6. Alstonia Brassii
  7. Alstonia Ciliata
  8. Alstonia Costata
  9. Alstonia Paupera
  10. Alstonia Pacifica
  11. Alstonia Acuminata
  12. Alstonia Costulata
  13. alstonia scholaris
  14. Alstonia Glabriflora
  15. Alstonia Grandifolia
  16. Alstonia macrophylla
  17. Alstonia Subsessilis
  18. Alstonia Pangkorensis

Phrases ending with the word Alstonia:

  1. genus alstonia
  2. Symplocos Alstonia

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alstonia

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Google previewThe Sahib's Manual for the Mali (2005)

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 ...

Google previewHerbalism, Phytochemistry and Ethnopharmacology (2011)

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 ...

Google previewMother Tincture Materia Medica (2004)

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 ...

Google previewPharmaceutical 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.

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

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.) ...

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

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

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

The New Caledonian Alstonia coriacea Pancher ex S. Moore even contains a yohimbine derivative (Cherif et al. 1989). The Malaysian species Alstonia angustifolia Wall. contains thirty-one alkaloids, yohimbine being the primary one ( Ghedira ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

Alstonia was proved by Dr. Cathcart, of Australia, who found it produce great debility and prostration, or low fever, ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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, ...

Google previewDictionary of the Active Principles of Plants (1894)

Alkaloids; Bitter Principles; Glucosides: Their Sources, Nature, and Chemical Characteristics, with Tabular Summary, Classification of Reactions, and Full Botanical and General Indexes by Charles E. Sohn

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 ...

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

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 ...

Google previewCompanion 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 ...

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

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

Alstonia alkaloids. A group of over 250 differing monomeric and dimeric * monoterpenoid indole alkaloids from the genus Alstonia (Apocynaceae) having aspidospermidine, corynanthean, heteroyohimbane, and related indole skeletons.

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Alstonia angustiloba on Pulau Ubin

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