Xanthorhiza apiifolia
Xanthorhiza Xan`tho*rhi"za, n. [NL., fr. Gr. xanqo`s yellow + "ri`za root.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubby ranunculaceous plants of North America, including only the species {Xanthorhiza apiifolia}, which has roots of a deep yellow color; yellowroot. The bark is intensely bitter, and is sometimes used as a tonic. [1913 Webster]

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  • Xanthorhiza — Xan tho*rhi za, n. [NL., fr. Gr. xanqo s yellow + ri za root.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubby ranunculaceous plants of North America, including only the species {Xanthorhiza apiifolia}, which has roots of a deep yellow color; yellowroot. The bark is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Xanthorhiza simplicissima —   Yellowroot …   Wikipedia Español

  • Berberin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Berberin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shrub yellowroot — noun : a half shrubby plant (Xanthorhiza apiifolia) of the family Ranunculaceae with large pinnate or bipinnate leaves and small brownish racemose flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yellowroot — Taxobox name = Yellowroot image width = 240px image caption = Yellowroot flowers in spring regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ranunculales familia = Ranunculaceae genus = Xanthorhiza species = X. simplicissima …   Wikipedia

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