Definition of Bocconia frutescens
1. Noun. Small Central American tree having loose racemes of purple-tinted green flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Bocconia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
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Literary usage of Bocconia frutescens
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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1905)
"The first reference we find to the alkaloids of Bocconia is in the work of Ernesto Ochoa y Tapia,* upon bocconia frutescens, in which he found indications ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"The alkaloids of bocconia frutescens: EMERSON H. MILLER. In 1895 Battandier examined the bark of bocconia frutescens and reported the presence of ..."
3. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1817)
"In all these circumstances it differs from its supposed congener, BOCCONIA frutescens, with which in other respects it very much corresponds. ..."
4. Gardening in California: Landscape and Flower by John McLaren (1908)
"Bocconia cordata (from Japan), bocconia frutescens (from Mexico) and Bocconia integrifolia (a native of Peru) will be found the best species for growing in ..."