Definition of Sarcocephalus esculentus
1. Noun. A stout spreading or semi-climbing tropical shrub with round brownish-red warty fruit; Africa.
Group relationships: Genus Sarcocephalus, Sarcocephalus
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcocephalus Esculentus
Literary usage of Sarcocephalus esculentus
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1. American Druggist (1885)
"... which is obtained from the bark of the sarcocephalus esculentus, possesses far more powerfully febrifuge and sedative properties than berberine or ..."
2. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"... fig (sarcocephalus esculentus), — jaune, cinchona, yellow cinchona bark. — rouge, red cinchona, red cinchona bark. quintal, m. quintal, hundredweight, ..."
3. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"sarcocephalus esculentus. PEACH-BLISTER, An affection to which peach-leaves are subject, the leaves becoming ..."
4. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"... (Gempa Americana) of South America, the Native Peach (sarcocephalus esculentus) of Sierra Leone, ..."
5. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"E sarcocephalus esculentus, Afz.: a tree or climbing shrub with elliptic thinly coriaceous leaves, 2—8 in. by i—4 in. ..."