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 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Spigelia marilandica — Taxobox name = Woodland pinkroot image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Gentianales familia = Loganiaceae genus = Spigelia species = S. marilandica binomial = Spigelia marilandica binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — puošnioji spigelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Spigelijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Spigelia marilandica), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Spigelia marilandica angl. Indian pink; pinkroot; spigelia… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Spigelia marilandica — ID 80100 Symbol Key SPMA3 Common Name woodland pinkroot Family Loganiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Spigelia marilandica (L.) L. — Symbol SPMA3 Common Name woodland pinkroot Botanical Family Loganiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Spigelia marilandica (L.) L. — Symbol SPMA3 Common Name woodland pinkroot Botanical Family Loganiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Spigelia —   Spigelia …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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 — 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 — puošnioji spigelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Spigelijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Spigelia marilandica), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Spigelia marilandica angl. Indian pink; pinkroot; spigelia… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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