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Podophyllum   Listen
noun
Podophyllum  n.  
1.
(Bot.) A genus of herbs of the Barberry family, having large palmately lobed peltate leaves and solitary flower. There are two species, the American Podophyllum peltatum, or May apple, the Himalayan Podophyllum Emodi.
2.
(Med.) The rhizome and rootlet of the May apple (Podophyllum peltatum), used as a cathartic drug.






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"Podophyllum" Quotes from Famous Books



... plant in our woods, known by the names of man-drake, may- apple, and duck's-foot: the botanical name of the plant is Podophyllum; it belongs to the class and order Polyandria monogynia. The blossom is yellowish white, the corolla consisting of six petals; the fruit is oblong; when ripe, of a greenish yellow; in size that of an olive, or large damson; ...
— The Backwoods of Canada • Catharine Parr Traill



Words linked to "Podophyllum" :   barberry family, magnoliid dicot genus, wild mandrake, May apple, family Berberidaceae, Podophyllum peltatum



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