HyperDic: genus_holarrhena

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Holarrhena:
NOUNplantgenus Holarrhena, Holarrhenagenus of deciduous trees and shrubs of tropical Africa and Asia
English > genus Holarrhena: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninggenus of deciduous trees and shrubs of tropical Africa and Asia.
Member ofApocynaceae, family Apocynaceae, dogbane familychiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers
Membersivory tree, conessi, kurchi, kurchee, Holarrhena pubescens, Holarrhena antidysentericaTropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea
Broaderdicot genus, magnoliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Spanishgenus holarrhena, holarrhena
Catalangenus holarrhena, holarrhena

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