Definition of Hybanthus

1. Noun. A genus of herbs and small shrubs with white or purple flowers; grows in tropical or subtropical regions.

Exact synonyms: Genus Hybanthus
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Violaceae, Violaceae, Violet Family



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hybanthus

Hyades
Hyaena brunnea
Hyaena hyaena
Hyaenidae
Hyalomma
Hyalomma anatolicum
Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum
Hyalomma marginatum
Hyalomma truncatum
Hyalomma variegatum
Hyalophora
Hyalophora cecropia
Hyalospongiae
Hyazyme
Hybanthus (current term)
Hyblaean
Hyblean
HycI protease
Hydatigera taeniaeformis
Hyde
Hyde's disease
Hyde Park
Hyderabad
Hyderabadi
Hydnaceae
Hydnocarpus
Hydnocarpus kurzii
Hydnocarpus laurifolia
Hydnocarpus wightiana

Literary usage of Hybanthus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1832)
"Viola hybanthus, LINN. AUBLET. Hybanthus scandens, JACQ.UIN. Roots white, slender, tortuous, interlaced, of a disagreeable taste and smell. ..."

2. A Text-book of Botany and Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students of by Henry Kraemer (1907)
"... from the root of Hybanthus Ipecacuanha of Brazil. It is easily distinguished from ipecac by being somewhat branched, larger and with a thin bark. ..."

3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"An emetic principle is also present in the roots of other species of Hybanthus, the root of Anchieta salutaris of Brazil, and possibly also in the rhizome ..."

4. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"... to Venezuela, Columbia, Guatemala, and St. Vincent ; but which, curiously enough, has not been detected in Trinidad." C. Hybanthus exhibits many forms ..."

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