Definition of Hediondilla
1. Noun. Desert shrub of southwestern United States and New Mexico having persistent resinous aromatic foliage and small yellow flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Larrea, Larrea
Terms within: Sonora Gum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hediondilla
Literary usage of Hediondilla
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1877)
"hediondilla; remedy for inflammation of the lungs. Loconte. ... hediondilla; purgative and vomitive. Suelda con suelda; a hair-wash. ..."
2. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1890)
"... a beautiful frog of shell inlaid in turquoise and red and white shell imbedded in black cement made from the gum of the American lac, or hediondilla. ..."
3. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"Hedge plants. See Fence and hedge plants. Hedionda (Porto Rico). See Cassia occidental is. hediondilla (Porto Rico). See Leucaena glauca. ..."
4. On the Border with Crook by John Gregory Bourke (1892)
"There was the same vegetation of yucca, mescal, nopal, Spanish bayonet, giant cactus, palo verde, hediondilla, mesquite, and sage-brush, laden with the dust ..."
5. Useful wild plants of the United States and Canada by Charles Francis Saunders (1920)
"... by the way) and, by its Spanish names, Gobernadora and hediondilla. Botanically, it is Larrea Mexicana, Moric., or, according to other ..."