Richardsonia scabra
Ipecacuanha Ip`e*cac`u*an"ha ([i^]p`[-e]*k[a^]k`[-u]*[a^]n"[.a]), n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf. Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe-kaa-guena, prop., a creeping plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb ({Cepha["e]lis Ipecacuanha}), largely employed as an emetic; also, the plant itself; also, a medicinal extract of the root. Many other plants are used as a substitutes; among them are the black or Peruvian ipecac ({Psychotria emetica}), the white ipecac ({Ionidium Ipecacuanha}), the bastard or wild ipecac ({Asclepias Curassavica}), and the undulated ipecac ({Richardsonia scabra}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Richardsonia scabra — Coca Co ca, n. [Sp., fr. native name.] The dried leaf of a South American shrub ({Erythroxylon Coca}). In med., called Erythroxylon. [1913 Webster] Note: Coca leaves resemble tea leaves in size, shape, and odor, and are chewed (with an alkali) by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • RICHARDIA SCABRA L. - РИЧАРДИЯ ШЕРШАВАЯ, МЕКСИКАНСКИЙ КЛЕВЕР — см. 895. Однолетнее растение. R. scabra L. Р. шершавая, Мексиканский клевер Sp. pl. (1753) 330. Standley (1930) 157. S у n. Richardsonia scabra A. St. Hill (Semler, 1897, 429, f. 128). М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. mexican clover, spanish clover,… …   Справочник растений

  • Ipecacuanha — Ipecacuanha, 1) als Art mehrerer Pflanzengattungen, so von Cephaëlis u. Jonidium; 2) (Ipecacuanhawurzel, Radix ipecacuanhae), seit der Mitte des 17. Jahrh. in Apotheken aufgenommen u. häufig im Gebrauch, einst auch von der Homöopathie als… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Asclepias Curassavica — Ipecacuanha Ip e*cac u*an ha ([i^]p [ e]*k[a^]k [ u]*[a^]n [.a]), n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf. Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe kaa guena, prop., a creeping plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb ({Cepha[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cephaelis Ipecacuanha — Ipecacuanha Ip e*cac u*an ha ([i^]p [ e]*k[a^]k [ u]*[a^]n [.a]), n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf. Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe kaa guena, prop., a creeping plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb ({Cepha[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coca — Co ca, n. [Sp., fr. native name.] The dried leaf of a South American shrub ({Erythroxylon Coca}). In med., called Erythroxylon. [1913 Webster] Note: Coca leaves resemble tea leaves in size, shape, and odor, and are chewed (with an alkali) by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erythroxylon Coca — Coca Co ca, n. [Sp., fr. native name.] The dried leaf of a South American shrub ({Erythroxylon Coca}). In med., called Erythroxylon. [1913 Webster] Note: Coca leaves resemble tea leaves in size, shape, and odor, and are chewed (with an alkali) by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ionidium Ipecacuanha — Ipecacuanha Ip e*cac u*an ha ([i^]p [ e]*k[a^]k [ u]*[a^]n [.a]), n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf. Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe kaa guena, prop., a creeping plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb ({Cepha[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipecacuanha — Ip e*cac u*an ha ([i^]p [ e]*k[a^]k [ u]*[a^]n [.a]), n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf. Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe kaa guena, prop., a creeping plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb ({Cepha[ e]lis… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mexican coca — Coca Co ca, n. [Sp., fr. native name.] The dried leaf of a South American shrub ({Erythroxylon Coca}). In med., called Erythroxylon. [1913 Webster] Note: Coca leaves resemble tea leaves in size, shape, and odor, and are chewed (with an alkali) by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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