Definition of Hydnocarpus kurzii
1. Noun. East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy.
Group relationships: Genus Hydnocarpus, Genus Taraktagenos, Genus Taraktogenos, Hydnocarpus, Taraktagenos, Taraktogenos
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydnocarpus Kurzii
Literary usage of Hydnocarpus kurzii
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"... he resumed his search and after a gruesome two-day march to a mountain pass, he found the slope on the other side covered with Hydnocarpus kurzii. ..."
2. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1917)
"Hydnocarpus kurzii, 43227. Indigo, Indigofera suffruticosa, 43379. Indigofera anil. See Indigofera suf- fruticosa. suffruticosa, ..."