Definition of Genus Physostigma

1. Noun. African woody vines: calabar beans.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Physostigma

genus Phyllium
genus Phyllocladus
genus Phyllodoce
genus Phylloporus
genus Phyllorhynchus
genus Phylloscopus
genus Phyllostachys
genus Phyllostomus
genus Phylloxera
genus Physa
genus Physalia
genus Physalis
genus Physaria
genus Physeter
genus Physostegia
genus Physostigma (current term)
genus Phytelephas
genus Phytolacca
genus Phytophthora
genus Pica
genus Picea
genus Pickeringia
genus Picoides
genus Picrasma
genus Picris
genus Picumnus
genus Picus
genus Pieris
genus Pilea
genus Pilosella

Literary usage of Genus Physostigma

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1. Transactions of the ... Session of the American Institute of Homœopathy by American Institute of Homeopathy Session (1875)
"The most remarkable character of the genus Physostigma is that derived from the stigma, which possesses a singular crescent-shaped hooded appendage. ..."

2. Note-book of Materia Medica, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics by Robert Edmund Scoresby-Jackson (1867)
"... of which it is the only known species. After a careful examination of it. Professor Balfour was induced to name the genus Physostigma ..."

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