Podophyllum Emodi
Podophyllum Pod`o*phyl"lum, n. [NL., fr. Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot + fy`llon leaf.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of herbs of the Barberry family, having large palmately lobed peltate leaves and solitary flower. There are two species, the American {Podophyllum peltatum}, or May apple, the Himalayan {Podophyllum Emodi}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) The rhizome and rootlet of the May apple ({Podophyllum peltatum}), -- used as a cathartic drug. [1913 Webster]


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  • Podophyllum emodi Wall. ex Hook. f. & Thomson — Symbol POHE16 Synonym Symbol POEM4 Botanical Family Berberidaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Podophyllum — Pod o*phyl lum, n. [NL., fr. Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + fy llon leaf.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of herbs of the Barberry family, having large palmately lobed peltate leaves and solitary flower. There are two species, the American {Podophyllum peltatum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podophyllum peltatum — Podophyllum Pod o*phyl lum, n. [NL., fr. Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + fy llon leaf.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of herbs of the Barberry family, having large palmately lobed peltate leaves and solitary flower. There are two species, the American {Podophyllum …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podophyllum peltatum — Podophyllum Pod o*phyl lum, n. [NL., fr. Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + fy llon leaf.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of herbs of the Barberry family, having large palmately lobed peltate leaves and solitary flower. There are two species, the American {Podophyllum …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podophyllum hexandrum — Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PODOPHYLLUM HEXANDRUM ROYLE - ПОДОФИЛЛ ГИМАЛАЙСКИЙ, ИНДИЙСКИЙ — см. 309. Многолетнее растение. P. hexandrum Royle П. гималайский, индийский III. Bot. Himal. (1839) 64. Kapoor, Sarin (1962). Gupta (1964) 459. Indian Forester 91, 7 (1965) 470. S у n. P. emodi Wall. P а с п р. С. З. Гималаи на выс. 2400 4000 м… …   Справочник растений

  • Podophyllum — (P. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Berberideae, 13. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Arten; P. peltatum, mit ganz einfachem, 5–10 Zoll hohem, am Ende zwei gegenüberstehende, schildförmig gelappte, große Blätter, zwischen diesen eine überhängende weiße …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Podophyllum — Podophyllum, Gattung der Berberidazeen, ausdauernde Kräuter mit kriechendem Wurzelstock, handförmig gespaltenen, schildförmigen, selten dreizähligen Blättern, einzeln oder in Trugdolden stehenden Blüten und fleischigen Beeren mit zahlreichen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Podophyllum hexandrum — Taxobox name = Podophyllum hexandrum regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ranunculales familia = Berberidaceae genus = Podophyllum species = P. hexandrum binomial = Podophyllum hexandrum binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • podophyllum — The rhizome of P. peltatum (family Berberidaceae), used as a powerful laxative. SYN: May apple, vegetable calomel. Indian p. the dried rhizome and roots of P. emodi, a Himalayan plant; a cholagogue and cathartic. * * * podo·phyl·lum fil əm n …   Medical dictionary

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