Spigelia Anthelmia
Pinkroot Pink"root`, n. 1. (Med.) The root of {Spigelia Marilandica}, used as a powerful vermifuge; also, that of {Spigelia Anthelmia}. See definition 2 (below). [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) (a) A perennial North American herb ({Spigelia Marilandica}), sometimes cultivated for its showy red blossoms. Called also {Carolina pink}, {Maryland pinkroot}, and {worm grass}. (b) An annual South American and West Indian plant ({Spigelia Anthelmia}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Spigelia Anthelmia — Pinkroot Pink root , n. 1. (Med.) The root of {Spigelia Marilandica}, used as a powerful vermifuge; also, that of {Spigelia Anthelmia}. See definition 2 (below). [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) (a) A perennial North American herb ({Spigelia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spigelia anthelmia — nuodingoji spigelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Spigelijinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Spigelia anthelmia), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Spigelia anthelmia angl. West Indian pink; worm grass šaltinis …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Spigelia anthelmia — ID 80092 Symbol Key SPAN4 Common Name West Indian pinkroot Family Loganiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, PR, VI Growth Habit Forb/herb Du …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Spigelia Anthelmia — L. Wormgrass (E); Caricia (C); Guambia (C); Inanusu (Cu); Lombricera (C); Quiteria (C) . The leaves repel cockroaches and flies. The seeds are poisonous to cattle and man. The roots are poisonous, but are used in small doses as a vermifuge. Cuna… …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Spigelia anthelmia L. — Symbol SPAN4 Common Name West Indian pinkroot Botanical Family Loganiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Spigelia Marilandica — Pinkroot Pink root , n. 1. (Med.) The root of {Spigelia Marilandica}, used as a powerful vermifuge; also, that of {Spigelia Anthelmia}. See definition 2 (below). [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) (a) A perennial North American herb ({Spigelia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spigelia Marilandica — Pinkroot Pink root , n. 1. (Med.) The root of {Spigelia Marilandica}, used as a powerful vermifuge; also, that of {Spigelia Anthelmia}. See definition 2 (below). [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) (a) A perennial North American herb ({Spigelia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spigelia —   Spigelia …   Wikipedia Español

  • SPIGELIA — СПИГЕЛИЯ — Исходное растение. Spigelia anthelmia L. Спигелия противоглистная.Сем. Loganiaceae Логаниевые.Распространение. Растет как сорняк в Вест Индии, Бразилии и Гвиане.Прим. часть. Все высушенное растение.Описание растения. Однолетнее растение 20 45 см… …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • Spigelĭa — (S. L.), Pflanzengattung, nach Vorigem benannt, aus der Familie der Loganiaceae Coelostyleae, 5. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Arten: S. anthelmia, einjährig, in Südamerika, mit weißen, S. marylandica, im südlichen Nordamerika, mit rothen ährenständigen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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