Hamelia ventricosa
Princewood Prince"wood`, n. (Bot.) The wood of two small tropical American trees ({Hamelia ventricosa}, and {Cordia gerascanthoides}). It is brownish, veined with lighter color. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hamelĭa — (H. L.), Pflanzengattung nach Duhamel de Monceau benannt, aus der Familie der Rubiaceae Cinchonaceae Hamelicae, 5. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Arten: H. patens, scharlachroth blühender Strauch in Südamerika; H. ventricosa, großer, starker Baum in Westindien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cordia gerascanthoides — Princewood Prince wood , n. (Bot.) The wood of two small tropical American trees ({Hamelia ventricosa}, and {Cordia gerascanthoides}). It is brownish, veined with lighter color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Princewood — Prince wood , n. (Bot.) The wood of two small tropical American trees ({Hamelia ventricosa}, and {Cordia gerascanthoides}). It is brownish, veined with lighter color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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