Jatropha urens

a stinging herb of tropical America
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Cnidoscolus, ↑genus Cnidoscolus

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  • Jatropha urens — Cnidoscolus urens Cnidoscolus urens …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jatropha urens — Nettle Net tle, n. [AS. netele; akin to D. netel, G. nessel, OHG. nezz[ i]la, nazza, Dan. nelde, n[ a]lde, Sw. n[ a]ssla; cf, Lith. notere.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Urtica}, covered with minute sharp hairs containing a poison that produces a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jatropha Urens — L. Stinging nettle (E); Guaritoto (C); Ortiga (S); Pringamoza (C); Take (Cu). This is one of Panama s many stinging nettles. Known as take to the Cuna, this species is used to whip minor criminals (!). Infusions of the leaves in Colombia are used …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Jatropha urens L. — Symbol CNUR Synonym Symbol JAUR Botanical Family Euphorbiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Jatropha — Jatropha …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jatropha — podagrica …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jatropha stimulosus — noun a stinging herb of tropical America • Syn: ↑spurge nettle, ↑tread softly, ↑devil nettle, ↑pica pica, ↑Cnidoscolus urens, ↑Jatropha urens • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jatropha stimulosa — Épurge urticante Épurge urticante …   Wikipédia en Français

  • JATROPHA L. — ЯТРОФА — 555. Jatropha L. Ятрофа см …   Справочник растений

  • Jatropha — A genus of plants of the family Euphorbiaceae; a poisonous plant found in eastern Africa and the West Indies. [G. iatros, physician, + trophe, nourishment] J. curcas barbados nut or physic nut, the seed of which furnishes a purgative oil similar… …   Medical dictionary

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