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.
Group relationships: Alstonia, Genus Alstonia
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Alstonia Scholaris
Literary usage of Alstonia scholaris
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."