Definition of Tephrosia purpurea
1. Noun. East Indian shrub.
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Literary usage of Tephrosia purpurea
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1. Green Manure Production Systems for Asian Ricelands: Selected Papers from by Jagdish Kumar Ladha, Dennis P. Garrity (1994)
"Influence of month of sowing on germination and vigor index of 3 green manure species: Sesbania rostrata, S. aculeata, and tephrosia purpurea, Coimbatore, ..."
2. J. M. Nickell's Botanical Ready Reference (1880)
"West India Fish Poison. Leaves. A Fish Poison. As Digitalis. 2274 tephrosia purpurea. Root. bit. «-erne. dep. 2275 TEPHROSIA. ..."
3. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"... and are sometimes substituted for the latter. Leaflets contain indigo (Hogg). tephrosia purpurea, Persoon.—India. Root laxative and tonic (Dymock). ..."
4. Report on the Work of the Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer, William Austin Horn (1896)
"Mr. Maiden* mentions tephrosia purpurea, Pers, as being employed in the same way in many tropical countries, but its poisonous properties do not appear to ..."