Definition of Piscidia piscipula

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 Erythrina
Group relationships: Genus Piscidia, Piscidia
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piscidia Piscipula

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
Pisum

Literary usage of Piscidia piscipula

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1. Manual of therapeutics by Parke, Davis & Company, Davis & Company Parke (1909)
"Alcohol, 70% .sufficient to make 20 fl. ozs. Fluid Extract Jalap, NF (P., D. & Co.) 4 fl. ozs. JAMAICA DOGWOOD. piscidia piscipula ..."

2. The Chemistry and Analysis of Drugs and Medicines by Henry Corbin Fuller (1920)
"... senna, iron, and aromatics; utero-ovarian sedatives and anodynes containing Hydrastis, Viburnum prunifolium, and piscidia piscipula (Jamaica Dogwood), ..."

3. Quarterly Compendium of Medical Science by D. G. Brinton (1884)
"... or, us it is occasionally termed, "piscidia piscipula." This plant is a native of the West Indies, where it appears to have been in use for some time as ..."

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