Definition of Drimys winteri
1. Noun. South American evergreen tree yielding winter's bark and a light soft wood similar to basswood.
Group relationships: Drimys, Genus Drimys
Generic synonyms: Tree
Terms within: Winter's Bark
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Literary usage of Drimys winteri
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1. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"... because the drimys winteri Forst., previously Winter« aromática Murr, (named in honour of Captain Winter, who sailed with Sir Francis Drake), ..."
2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"drimys winteri, tained in a persistent ... The cotyledons of drimys winteri (fig. 138) are oblong, ovate, obtuse, ..."
3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1856)
"... we have little hesitation in referring this bark, which is very different from the Cortex Winter- anus of the shops, to the drimys winteri of Forster. ..."
4. Yearbook of Pharmacy edited by J. O. Braithwaite (1893)
"... references from works on materia medica :—Canelo, " the name of a bark brought from Chili by Dombey, belonging to a variety of drimys winteri (natural ..."
5. The Chemistry of Essential Oils and Artificial Perfumes by Ernest John Parry (1908)
"The bark of drimys winteri yields between -5 and 1 per cent, of this oil. ... By some this bark has been credited to drimys winteri, but its botanical ..."