Definition of Leonotis leonurus
1. Noun. Relatively nontoxic South African herb smoked like tobacco.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Leonotis, Leonotis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Leonotis Leonurus
Literary usage of Leonotis leonurus
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 (1910)
"The three plants mentioned as the most important snake-bite remedies are Leonotis ovata (Dutch, " Klip dogga"). leonotis leonurus (Kaffir ..."
2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1874)
"LEONO'TIS OVA'TA, see leonotis leonurus. Leonti'asis, Leon'tion, (Acwv, 'a lion/) A name given to lepra of the face, from some fancied resemblance between ..."
3. Annals of Botany by IDEAL (Project) (1888)
"... of the Cape Botanic Garden, brought forward the possibility of utilizing leonotis leonurus, R. Br., as a medicinal plant. It was found on inquiry that ..."
4. The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine by Joseph Harrison (1856)
"Treated in this manner, leonotis leonurus forms handsome plants of from five to six feet in height and from eight to ten in circumference, clothed with ..."