Erythroxylon Er`y*throx"y*lon, n. [NL., from Gr. 'eryqro`s red + ? wood. So named from the red wood of some species.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs or small trees of the Flax family, growing in tropical countries. {E. Coca} is the source of cocaine. See {Coca}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Erythroxylon — (E. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Erythroxyleae, 10. Kl. 3 Ordn. L.; Arten: strauchartige Gewächse in Südamerika u. den Mascarenhasinseln; sie liefern zum Theil für feinere Tischlerarbeiten taugliches Holz; E. coca, in Peru u. am… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Erythroxylon — Erythroxylon, s. Coca …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • erythroxylon — ● erythroxylon nom masculin Nom générique du coca …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Erythroxylon — noun a large genus of South American shrubs and small trees of the family Erythroxylaceae • Syn: ↑genus Erythroxylon, ↑Erythroxylum, ↑genus Erythroxylum • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Meronyms: ↑Erythroxylon coca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Erythroxylon — Erythroxўlon, Pflanzengattg. der Erythroxylazeen, Südamerika; viele Arten liefern hartes, einen roten Farbstoff enthaltendes Holz (Red wood); die Blätter von E. coca Lam. [Abb. 524], des Kokastrauchs, enthalten das Kokain …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Erythroxylon — Ery·throx·y·lon (er ĭ throkґsə lon) a genus of South American trees and shrubs. E. coґca is a shrub native to Andean regions whose leaves are a source of coca …   Medical dictionary

  • erythroxylon — er·y·throx·y·lon …   English syllables

  • ERYTHROXYLON COCA LAM. - КОКАИНОВЫЙ К. ПЕРУАНСКИЙ — см. 500. Кустарник. Е. coca Lam. К. к. перуанский Encycl. Meth. Bot. II (1786) 393. Соггẽа 2 (1931) 325. Wealth of India 3 (1952) 193. Атлас лек. раст. (1962) 654, рис. S y n. Е. peruvianum Prescott; E. bolivianum Hort. М е с т н. н а з в.… …   Справочник растений

  • ERYTHROXYLON NOVOGRANATENSE (MORRIS) HIERON. - КОКАИНОВЫЙ К. НОВОГРАНАДСКИЙ — см. 500. Кустарник. Е. novogranatense (Morris) Hieron. К. к. новогранадский in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 20, Beibl. 49 (1895) 35. Schulz (1907) 85. Burkill (1935) 951. S у n. E. mexicanum Rgl. (non Н. В. К.); Е. coca Lam. var. novogranatense Morris; E.… …   Справочник растений

  • Erythroxylon Coca — Coca Co ca, n. [Sp., fr. native name.] The dried leaf of a South American shrub ({Erythroxylon Coca}). In med., called Erythroxylon. [1913 Webster] Note: Coca leaves resemble tea leaves in size, shape, and odor, and are chewed (with an alkali) by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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