Andira Inermis

Andira Inermis
Cabbagebark (E); Almendro (CR); Arenillo (P); Carne asado (CR); Cocu (P); Congo (C); Dividive (C); Pilon (P); Quira (P) . The poisonous seeds of this honey tree are anthelmintic, febrifugal, purgative, and vermifugal. The bark is used as a barbasco, narcotic, purgative, and vermifuge. Smoke from the wood is said to be injurious to the eyes. The wood is best suited for heavy construction.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Andira inermis — ID 3672 Symbol Key ANIN Common Name cabbagebark tree Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, PR, VI Growth Habit Tree Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Andira inermis — noun tree with shaggy unpleasant smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic • Syn: ↑cabbage bark, ↑cabbage bark tree, ↑cabbage tree • Hypernyms: ↑angelim, ↑andelmin • Mem …   Useful english dictionary

  • Andira inermis (W. Wright) Kunth ex DC. — Symbol ANIN Common Name cabbagebark tree Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Andira inermis (W. Wright) Kunth ex DC. — Symbol ANIN Common Name cabbagebark tree Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Andira — noun small genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and western Africa • Syn: ↑genus Andira • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae • …   Useful english dictionary

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  • andira — The bark of A. inermis, a leguminous tree of tropical America, used as an emetic, purgative, and anthelmintic. SYN: cabbage tree, worm bark. [West Indian native name] …   Medical dictionary

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