Alexandrian senna

noun
erect shrub having racemes of tawny yellow flowers; the dried leaves are used medicinally as a cathartic; sometimes placed in genus Cassia
Syn:
Hypernyms: ↑senna

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  • Alexandrian senna — siauralapė velniapupė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos dažinis, rauginis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Senna alexandrina), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Senna alexandrina angl. Alexandrian senna;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Alexandrian senna — Al·ex·an·dri·an senna .al ig .zan drē ən , .el n senna obtained from a cassia (Cassia acutifolia) esp. in northern Africa …   Medical dictionary

  • Senna (plant) — Senna Senna alexandrina Scientific classification Kingdom: Pla …   Wikipedia

  • Senna alexandrina — NOTOC : Cassia lanceolata redirects here. This taxon may also refer to other plants; see below. Taxobox name = Alexandrian Senna status = NE status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis =… …   Wikipedia

  • Senna (genus) — Taxobox name = Senna image width = 200px image caption = Caesalpinia exostemma ssp. exostemma inflorescence, Guanacaste (Costa Rica) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Rosidae unranked ordo = Eurosids I… …   Wikipedia

  • senna — /sen euh/, n. 1. any plant, shrub, or tree belonging to the genus Cassia, of the legume family, having pinnate leaves and large clusters of flowers. 2. any of various cathartic drugs consisting of the dried leaflets of certain of these plants, as …   Universalium

  • Senna alexandrina — siauralapė velniapupė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos dažinis, rauginis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Senna alexandrina), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Senna alexandrina angl. Alexandrian senna;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • senna — siauralapė velniapupė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos dažinis, rauginis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Senna alexandrina), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Senna alexandrina angl. Alexandrian senna;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Senna alexandrina — noun erect shrub having racemes of tawny yellow flowers; the dried leaves are used medicinally as a cathartic; sometimes placed in genus Cassia • Syn: ↑Alexandria senna, ↑Alexandrian senna, ↑true senna, ↑tinnevelly senna, ↑Indian senna, ↑Cassia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • senna — /ˈsɛnə / (say senuh) noun 1. a cathartic drug consisting of the dried leaflets of various plants of the genus Senna, as Alexandrian senna from S. alexandrina, an erect shrub with racemes of tawny yellow flowers. 2. any plant yielding this drug. 3 …   Australian English dictionary

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