Definition of Genus Acokanthera

1. Noun. Small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acokanthera

genus Acanthoscelides
genus Acanthurus
genus Acanthus
genus Accipiter
genus Acer
genus Acherontia
genus Acheta
genus Achillea
genus Achimenes
genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera (current term)
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres
genus Acris
genus Acrobates
genus Acrocarpus
genus Acrocephalus
genus Acroclinium
genus Acrocomia
genus Acropora
genus Acrostichum
genus Actaea
genus Actias
genus Actinia

Literary usage of Genus Acokanthera

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Yearbook of Pharmacy edited by J. O. Braithwaite (1893)
"... does not possess the spines characteristic of most species of Carissa, and is placed by modern botanists in the closely allied genus Acokanthera, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1894)
"L. Lewin has examined the species of the genus acokanthera, with the exception of A. spectabilis, and has arrived ..."

3. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"... the fact that the ovary is unlobed for a considerable time and apparently in some cases entire even in fruit suggests for it the genus Acokanthera G. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1893)
"... and, although the species has not yet been identified, the plant has, from an examination of the twigs and wood, been placed in the genus Acokanthera. ..."

5. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1893)
"19, 24), which shows that it possesses the structural pecularities characteristic of the species of the genus Acokanthera, viz., ..."

6. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1896)
"and regard it as closely analogous to, if not actually identical with, ouabain. A review of the arrow-poisons of the genus Acokanthera has been published by ..."

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