Solanum dulcamara

Solanum dulcamara
Bittersweet Bit"ter*sweet`, n. 1. Anything which is bittersweet. [1913 Webster]

2. A kind of apple so called. --Gower. [1913 Webster]

3. (Bot.) (a) A climbing shrub, with oval coral-red berries ({Solanum dulcamara}); woody nightshade. The whole plant is poisonous, and has a taste at first sweetish and then bitter. The branches are the officinal {dulcamara}. (b) An American woody climber ({Celastrus scandens}), whose yellow capsules open late in autumn, and disclose the red aril which covers the seeds; -- also called {Roxbury waxwork}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Solanum Dulcamara — Dulcamara Dul ca*ma ra, n. [NL., fr. L. dulcis sweet + amarus bitter.] (Bot.) A plant ({Solanum Dulcamara}). See {Bittersweet}, n., 3 (a) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solanum dulcamara —   Dulcamara …   Wikipedia Español

  • Solanum dulcamara — Bittersweet Nightshade Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Solanum dulcamara — Bittersüßer Nachtschatten Bittersüßer Nachtschatten (Solanum dulcamara), Blüte Systematik Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Solanum dulcamara — Douce amère Douce amère …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Solanum dulcamara — paprastasis karklavijas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bulvinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Solanum dulcamara), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Solanum dulcamara angl. bitter nightshade; bitter sweet; bittersweet;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Solanum dulcamara — ? Паслён сладко горький Научная классификация Царство: Растения Отдел: Покрыто …   Википедия

  • Solanum Dulcamara — Dulcamarin Dul ca*ma rin, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the bittersweet ({Solanum Dulcamara}), as a yellow amorphous substance. It probably occasions the compound taste. See {Bittersweet}, 3 (a) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solanum Dulcamara — Felonwort Fel on*wort , n. (Bot.) The bittersweet nightshade ({Solanum Dulcamara}). See {Bittersweet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solanum dulcamara — ID 78912 Symbol Key SODU Common Name climbing nightshade Family Solanaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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