Definition of Gelsemium sempervirens
1. Noun. Poisonous woody evergreen vine of southeastern United States having fragrant yellow funnel-shaped flowers.
Group relationships: Gelsemium, Genus Gelsemium
Generic synonyms: Vine
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Literary usage of Gelsemium sempervirens
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1. Epilepsy and other chronic convulsive diseases: Their Causes, Symptoms by William Richard Gowers (1885)
"gelsemium sempervirens.—The effect of gelsemium in lowering the reflex action in the spinal cord, and in depressing the respiratory centre and paralyzing ..."
2. A Handbook of therapeutics by Sydney Ringer (1882)
"gelsemium sempervirens. THIS powerful drug has long been employed in America. Its physiological action has been investigated by Dr. Roberts ..."
3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1889)
"Other uses for which gelsemium sempervirens has been recommended are to replace ... Small doses of gelsemium sempervirens have also been recommended to ..."
4. A Clinical Materia Medica: Being a Course of Lectures Delivered at the by Ernest Albert Farrington (1887)
"gelsemium sempervirens. gelsemium sempervirens is a yellow-flowering plant indigenous to the South. It is an evergreen, and puts forth its fragrant flowers ..."
5. A Clinical materia medica by Ernest Albert Farrington (1897)
"gelsemium sempervirens is a yellow-flowering plant indigenous to the South. It is an evergreen, and it puts forth its fragrant flowers among the earliest in ..."
6. Journal of the British Dental Association by British Dental Association (1891)
"Poisoning by gelsemium sempervirens. BY EDWARD JEPSON, MD ABOUT two months ago Miss W., aged about 40, an inmate of my house, was seized with very severe ..."