Definition of Piscidia erythrina

1. Noun. Small tree of West Indies and Florida having large odd-pinnate leaves and panicles of red-striped purple to white flowers followed by decorative curly winged seedpods; yields fish poisons.

Exact synonyms: Fish Fuddle, Jamaica Dogwood, Piscidia Piscipula
Group relationships: Genus Piscidia, Piscidia
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piscidia Erythrina

Pirogoff's angle
Pirogoff's triangle
Pirojpur District
Piroplasma
Pirquet's index
Pirquet's reaction
Pirquet's test
Piræus
Pisa
Pisaster
Piscean
Pisceans
Pisces
Pisces the Fishes
Piscidia
Piscidia erythrina
Piscidia piscipula
Piscis Australis
Piscis Austrinus
Pisgah
Pisidia
Pisistratus
Pisonia
Pisonia aculeata
Pistacia terebinthus
Pistacia vera
Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratoites
Pistoia

Literary usage of Piscidia erythrina

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

1. A Text-book of Practical Therapeutics: With Especial Reference to the by Hobart Amory Hare (1904)
"piscidia erythrina. piscidia erythrina is a drug which is stated to possess marked ... The dose of the fluid extract of piscidia erythrina is i to 2 drachms ..."

2. Quarterly Compendium of Medical Science by D. G. Brinton (1884)
"piscidia erythrina as a Substitute for Morphine. The NT Med. ... has found in a few experimental cases that piscidia erythrina possesses valuable sedative ..."

3. New York Medical Eclectic (1880)
"According to my experience in Jamaica, having been nearly forty years in practice, the piscidia erythrina, Jamaica dogwood, has not been used for medicinal ..."

4. A Text-book of Practical Therapeutics: With Especial Reference to the by Hobart Amory Hare (1904)
"piscidia erythrina. piscidia erythrina is a drug which is stated to possess marked ... The dose of the fluid extract of piscidia erythrina is i to 2 drachms ..."

5. Quarterly Compendium of Medical Science by D. G. Brinton (1884)
"piscidia erythrina as a Substitute for Morphine. The NT Med. ... has found in a few experimental cases that piscidia erythrina possesses valuable sedative ..."

6. New York Medical Eclectic (1880)
"According to my experience in Jamaica, having been nearly forty years in practice, the piscidia erythrina, Jamaica dogwood, has not been used for medicinal ..."

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