Definition of Haematoxylum campechianum

1. Noun. Spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye.


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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haematoxylum Campechianum

Haemanthus coccineus
Haemaphysalis
Haemaphysalis chordeilis
Haemaphysalis cinnabarina
Haemaphysalis cinnabarina punctata
Haemaphysalis concinna
Haemaphysalis leachi
Haemaphysalis leporis-palustris
Haemaphysalis spinigera
Haematobia
Haematobia irritans
Haematopinus
Haematopodidae
Haematopus
Haematoxylum
Haematoxylum campechianum
Haemichorda
Haemichordata
Haemobartonella
Haemobartonella felis
Haemobartonella muris
Haemococcidium
Haemodipsus ventricosus
Haemodoraceae
Haemodorum
Haemogregarina
Haemophilus actinomycetemcomitans
Haemophilus aegypticus
Haemophilus aphrophilus
Haemophilus gallinarum

Literary usage of Haematoxylum campechianum

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"haematoxylum campechianum L. Logwood. "Leguminous. The tree furnishes the logwood of commerce and the wood may be utilized in turning. ..."

2. Guatemala by Shelagh McNally (2006)
"Logwood (haematoxylum campechianum) is a native tree that was prized for its dark red sap. It was used to produce a purple dye highly sought-after in the ..."

3. Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica, and Therapeutics by William Whitla (1884)
"The dark-red or {iridescent chips or raspings of the heart- wood of Haematoxylum campechianum. From Jamaica and Honduras. A pure Astringent. ..."

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