Definition of Aralia racemosa
1. Noun. Unarmed woody rhizomatous perennial plant distinguished from wild sarsaparilla by more aromatic roots and panicled umbels; southeastern North America to Mexico.
Group relationships: Genus Aralia
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aralia Racemosa
Literary usage of Aralia racemosa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"... Escallonia spec., Aralia racemosa, Ferula tingitana. A numerous group of pores is to be found at like points in ..."
2. Companion to the Botanical Magazine by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1835)
"363. Panax trifolium, L. — New York and Pennsylvania. 364. Aralia racemosa, L. — Covington. 385. Mitchella repens, L.—N. Orl. (n. 146. ..."
3. The American practice condensed, or, The family physician by Wooster Beach (1851)
"(Aralia racemosa.) Common Name.—COMMON SPIKENARD. DESCRIPTION.—This plant rises four or five feet in height; leaves are many, small, and ovate, ..."
4. The Characteristics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale, F. S. Whitman (1873)
"FEVER. Excited circulation, followed by hot perspiration, with pricking of the skin. Aralia racemosa. (Spikenard. ..."