Lobelia inflata
bladderpod lad"der*pod n. 1. a North American wild lobelia ({Lobelia inflata}) having small blue flowers and inflated capsules formerly used as an antispasmodic.

Syn: Indian tobacco. [WordNet 1.5]

2. any of a number of annual or perennial herbs with inflated seed pods; some are placed in the genus {Lesquerella}. [WordNet 1.5]

3. any of several plants of the genus {Physaria} having racemose yellow flowers and inflated pods. [WordNet 1.5]

4. any of several hairy North American herbs having yellow racemose flowers and inflated pods. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Lobelia inflata — Taxobox name = Lobelia inflata image width = 240px image caption = 1887 illustration regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Campanulales familia = Lobeliaceae/Campanulaceae subfamilia = Lobelioideae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Lobelia inflata — Indianertabak Indianertabak (Lobelia inflata) Systematik Unterklasse: Asternähnliche (Asteridae) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lobelia inflata — pūstažiedė lobelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lobelijinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Lobelia inflata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lobelia inflata angl. Indian tobacco vok. indianischer Tabak; Lobelie pranc …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Lobelia inflata — Lobeline Lo*be line, n. (Chem.) A poisonous narcotic alkaloid extracted from the leaves of Indian tobacco ({Lobelia inflata}) as a yellow oil, having a tobaccolike taste and odor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lobelia inflata — Tobacco To*bac co, n. [Sp. tabaco, fr. the Indian tabaco the tube or pipe in which the Indians or Caribbees smoked this plant. Some derive the word from Tabaco, a province of Yucatan, where it was said to be first found by the Spaniards; others… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lobelia inflata — ID 48410 Symbol Key LOIN Common Name Indian tobacco Family Campanulaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lobelia inflata — noun North American wild lobelia having small blue flowers and inflated capsules formerly used as an antispasmodic • Syn: ↑Indian tobacco, ↑bladderpod • Hypernyms: ↑lobelia …   Useful english dictionary

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