Definition of Alstonia scholaris

1. Noun. Evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally.

Exact synonyms: Devil Tree, Dita, Dita Bark
Group relationships: Alstonia, Genus Alstonia
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alstonia Scholaris

Alps
Alrisha
Alsace
Alsatia
Alsatian
Alsatians
Alsation
Alsea
Alshain
Alsobia
Alsobia dianthiflora
Alsophila
Alsophila pometaria
Alston
Alstonia
Alstonia scholaris
Alstroemeria pelegrina
Alstroemeriaceae
Alstrom's syndrome
Alsvid
Alt
Alt-A
AltGr
Alt Gr
Alta
Altai Krai
Altai Republic
Altaian
Altaic
Altaic language

Literary usage of Alstonia scholaris

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1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1907)
"alstonia scholaris is a very large, evergreen tree, with smooth bark and ... Dita is furnished by alstonia scholaris K. Br. and by no other species. ..."

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