HyperDic: chinchona

English > 1 sense of the word chinchona:
NOUNplantchinchona, cinchonaany of several trees of the genus Cinchona
English > chinchona: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several trees of the genus Cinchona.
Synonymcinchona
Member ofgenus Cinchona, genus Chinchonalarge genus of trees of Andean region / region of South America having medicinal bark
Partscinchona, cinchona bark, Peruvian bark, Jesuit's barkmedicinal bark of cinchona trees
NarrowerCartagena bark, Cinchona cordifolia, Cinchona lancifoliaColombian tree
calisaya, Cinchona officinalis, Cinchona ledgeriana, Cinchona calisayaPeruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers
cinchona tree, Cinchona pubescenssmall tree of Ecuador and Peru having very large glossy leaves and large panicles of fragrant pink flowers
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
Spanishchinchona, quino
Catalanchinchona, cincona

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