Definition of Madia sativa
1. Noun. South American herb with sticky glandular foliage; source of madia oil.
Generic synonyms: Tarweed
Terms within: Madia Oil
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Literary usage of Madia sativa
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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1864)
"The oil from Madia sativa (the same which Riegel and Boussingault investigated? Kr.) yields, by saponification, no volatile acid, but traces of an acid the ..."
2. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"Madia sativa seed from South Africa. ANON. Bull. Imp. Inst. 13, 344-6(1915). —Seeds of Madia sativa were found to yield 36.5% of a yellowish brown, ..."
3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1841)
"Dr. Lush on the Madi, or Chili Oil-seed, Madia sativa. ... The Madi (Madia sativa) is a plant of the same habit, and allied in botanical characters to the ..."
4. Pamphlets on Forestry in Washington (1906)
"Madia sativa capitata (Nutt.). Madia capitata Nutt Trans. Am Phil. Soc. 7: 386. 1841. Madia saliva, congesta Torr. & Gr. Fl. 2: 401 1843. ..."