Definition of Illicium anisatum

1. Noun. Small shrubby tree of Japan and Taiwan; flowers are not fragrant.

Exact synonyms: Star Anise
Group relationships: Genus Illicium, Illicium
Generic synonyms: Anise Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illicium Anisatum

Ilheus virus
Iliad
Iliamna
Iliamna acerifolia
Iliamna remota
Iliamna ruvularis
Ilich Ramirez Sanchez
Ilich Sanchez
Ilion
Ilium
Ill.
Illampu
Ille-et-Vilaine
Illecebrum
Illecebrum verticullatum
Illicium anisatum
Illicium floridanum
Illicium verum
Illimani
Illinois
Illinois River
Illinoisan
Illinoisans
Illinoisian
Illuminati
Illuminatism
Illuminee
Illuminees
Illuminism
Illyria

Literary usage of Illicium anisatum

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1. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera, Jerome Beers Thomas (1901)
"Seeds with red arils. HABITAT.—In the vicinity of Manila. Blooms in July. M AGNOLI AC E ,£. Magnolia Family. illicium anisatum, L. NOM. VULG. ..."

2. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"The order contains four genera and twelve species, shrubs or small trees, one of them, the illicium anisatum, grows in Japan and China ; one on the ..."

3. American Druggist (1888)
"Sir Joseph Hooker points out that the plant must be placed in quite a different section from that to which illicium anisatum L. belongs, since it has broad, ..."

4. Materia medica, pharmacy, pharmacology and therapeutics by William Hale-White (1892)
"That from the Pimpinella Anisum soli' between 50° and 60° F.; that from Illicium anisatum (star-anise) at about 34° F. Sp. gr. 0.976 to 0.990. COMPOSITION. ..."

5. Materia Medica; Or, Provings of the Principal Animal and Vegetable Poisons by Benoît Jules Mure (1854)
"illicium anisatum. ANISUM STELLATUM. BOTH the illicium anisatum and the millefolium, which have been introduced into our practice empirically, ..."

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