Definition of Aralia nudicaulis
1. Noun. Common perennial herb having aromatic roots used as a substitute for sarsaparilla; central and eastern North America.
Group relationships: Genus Aralia
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aralia Nudicaulis
Literary usage of Aralia nudicaulis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1897)
"Aralia nudicaulis. BY WILLIAM C. ALPERS AND BENJAMIN L. MURRAY. Aralia nudicaulis grows abundantly in the New England and Middle States, extending north ..."
2. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1856)
"North American Sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis), from Mr. Daniel Hanbury. Four specimens of Pigments prepared from Antimony, from Messrs. ..."
3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1907)
"Aralia nudicaulis L. Other common names. ... Indian-root, petty-morrel, life-of-man, and old-mau's-root. is employed like Aralia nudicaulis. ..."
4. A Companion to the United States Pharmacopoeia by Oscar Oldberg, Otto Augustus Wall (1884)
"Similar to those of Aralia nudicaulis. Alterative. Popularly used in pulmonary affections. Dose.—Two to ten grams (J to 2£ drachms). ..."
5. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"The root of the Aralia nudicaulis, Linné. Nat. Ord.—Araliaceae. ... Aralia nudicaulis is a smooth, herbaceous, perennial plant, with a large, fleshy, ..."