Quassia amara
Quassia Quas"si*a, n. [NL. From the name of a negro, Quassy, or Quash, who prescribed this article as a specific.] The wood of several tropical American trees of the order {Simarube[ae]}, as {Quassia amara}, {Picr[ae]na excelsa}, and {Simaruba amara}. It is intensely bitter, and is used in medicine and sometimes as a substitute for hops in making beer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Quassia amara — taxobox name = Quassia amara image caption = Quassia amara from Koehler s Medicinal Plants (1887) regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Sapindales familia = Simaroubaceae genus …   Wikipedia

  • Quassia amara — Bitterholzbaum Bitterholzbaum (Quassia amara), Illustration Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Quassia amara — kartusis musmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Simarubinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Quassia amara), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Quassia amara;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Quassia amara — ID 69704 Symbol Key QUAM Common Name quassia wood Family Simaroubaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR, VI Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Duratio …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Quassia amara — noun handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark • Syn: ↑quassia, ↑bitterwood • Hypernyms: ↑bitterwood tree • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quassia Amara — L. Quassia (E); Bitter wood (E); Crucete (P); Guavito Amargo (P); Guavo (D); Hombre Grande (P,CR/ROC); Hombron (CR); Puesilde (P). An infusion of the wood in alcohol is used in Panama as a febrifuge and in liver and snakebite remedies (!). Some… …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • QUASSIA AMARA L. - КВАССИЯ ГОРЬКАЯ — см. 522. Дерево. Q. amara L. К. горькая Sp. pl. ed. 2 (1762) 553. Madaus III (1938) 2259, f. Jacobson (1958) 230. S у n. Q. crocea Vahl.; Q. ailanthifolia Stokes. P а с п р. Антильск. о ва. К у л ь т. В Троп. как декор.; как лек. в Латинск. Амер …   Справочник растений

  • Quassia amara L. — Symbol QUAM Common Name quassia wood Botanical Family Simaroubaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quassia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Quassia Quassia amara Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • quassia — [ kwasja ] n. m. • 1771; lat. bot. quassia; de Coissi, n. d un guérisseur de Guyane hollandaise (auj. Surinam) ♦ Bot. Petit arbre tropical (simarubacées) fournissant le bois de Surinam. On dit aussi QUASSIER [ kwasje ], 1804 . ● quassia ou… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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