Simaruba amara
Stavewood Stave"wood` (st[=a]v"w[oo^]d`), n. (Bot.) A tall tree ({Simaruba amara}) growing in tropical America. It is one of the trees which yields quassia. [1913 Webster]

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  • Simaruba 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Simarūba — (S. Aubl., De C), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Simarubaceae, Monocle Dekandrie L.; Arten: S. (Picraena) excelsa, 50–60 Fuß hoher Baum, der gemeinen Esche ähnlich gestaltet, in Jamaica häufig, Mutterpflanze des jamaicanischen Quassienholzes …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Simarūba — Aubl., Gattung der Simarubazeen, Bäume mit bitterer Rinde, abwechselnden, lederartigen, unpaarig gefiederten Blättern, ganzrandigen Blättchen, diözischen, kleinen Blüten in achsel oder endständigen Rispen und einsamigen Steinfrüchten. Sechs Arten …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Simaruba — Simarūba Aubl., Pflanzengattg. der Simarubazeen, Bäume im trop. Amerika; Holz und Rinde von S. officinālis DC. und S. amāra Aubl. liefern die Simarubarinde, ein wirksames Mittel gegen Ruhr …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Simaruba — Симаруба. — Simarouba amara Aubl. et S. glauca DC. Симаруба горькая и С. сизая.Сем. Simaroubaceae Симарубовые.Тропическая Америка.Прим. часть: Высушенная кора.Тинктура по § 4 с 90° спиртом.Содерж. лекарственного вещества: 1/10.Употр. разведения: 3х и выше …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quassĭa — (Q. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Simarubaceae, 10. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Art: Q. amara, hoher, ästiger Strauch, mit gefiederten Blättern, purpurrothen, in einseitige, lange Trauben geordneten, schönen Blüthen, in Surinam u. einigen anderen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Picraena excelsa — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stavewood — Stave wood (st[=a]v w[oo^]d ), n. (Bot.) A tall tree ({Simaruba amara}) growing in tropical America. It is one of the trees which yields quassia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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