Strophanthus : Definition


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Definitions of Strophanthus

Pronunciation : Stro*phan"thus
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [NL., from Gr. (Bot.)
Definition : Defn: A genus of tropical apocynaceous shrubs having singularly twisted flowers. One species (Strophanthus hispidus) is used medicinally as a cardiac sedative and stimulant.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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