Definition of Hydnocarpus wightiana
1. Noun. Leathery-leaved tree of western India bearing round fruits with brown densely hairy rind enclosing oily pulp that yields hydnocarpus oil.
Group relationships: Genus Hydnocarpus, Genus Taraktagenos, Genus Taraktogenos, Hydnocarpus, Taraktagenos, Taraktogenos
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydnocarpus Wightiana
Literary usage of Hydnocarpus wightiana
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fatty Foods: Their Practical Examination. A Handbook for the Use of by Edward Richards Bolton, Cecil Revis (1913)
"Seeds of hydnocarpus wightiana, indigenous to the Western peninsula of India from South ... Fruit of hydnocarpus wightiana. (J natural size.) 3. ..."
2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1905)
"The Constituents of the Seeds of hydnocarpus wightiana and of Hydnocarpus anthelmintica. ... The oil of hydnocarpus wightiana appears to contain, ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1906)
"... the oils obtained from the seeds of hydnocarpus wightiana and //. anthelmintica, both ot which are employed medicinally in China and the West Indies. ..."
4. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"The trees that were planted in Pawa belong to the Indian variety, Hydnocarpus wightiana, said to give the best yield of oil. The tree is endemic in the ..."
5. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1879)
"... may be employed externally in herpes, tinea, &c.2 Substitute—It has been suggested that the seeds of hydnocarpus wightiana Bl., a tree of Western India, ..."
6. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"The seeds of hydnocarpus wightiana, Bl., and of H. venenata, Gartn., both of which species were formerly confounded together under the name of Hydnocarpus ..."
7. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... hydnocarpus wightiana, or H. anthelmintica) or their derivatives, especially the ethyl esters and the sodium salts of the respective fatty acids. ..."