Definition of Simarouba amara
1. Noun. Tree of the Amazon valley yielding a light brittle timber locally regarded as resistant to insect attack.
Generic synonyms: Bitterwood Tree
Group relationships: Genus Simarouba, Simarouba
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simarouba Amara
Literary usage of Simarouba amara
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1. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"simarouba amara. Auli . guian. 2. p. 859. t. 331, 332. Wing'd-leaved Quassia. Nat. of the West Indies. Introd. 1787, by Mr. Alexander Anderson. Fl. S. ff. ..."
2. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"490. Three or four species, natives of eastern tropical America, are known. 56. simarouba amara, Aublet, Hist. PL Guiane, ii, IK 860 (1775) (non Hayne). ..."