Gelsemium


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gelsemium

(dʒɛlˈsiːmɪəm)
n, pl -miums or -mia (-mɪə)
1. (Plants) any climbing shrub of the loganiaceous genus Gelsemium, of SE Asia and North America, esp the yellow jasmine, having fragrant yellow flowers
2. (Pharmacology) the powdered root of the yellow jasmine, formerly used as a sedative
[C19: New Latin, from Italian gelsomino jasmine]
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Noun1.gelsemium - evergreen twining shrubs of Americas and southeastern AsiaGelsemium - evergreen twining shrubs of Americas and southeastern Asia
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Loganiaceae, Loganiaceae - a dicotyledonous family of plants of order Gentianales
Carolina jasmine, evening trumpet flower, Gelsemium sempervirens, yellow jasmine, yellow jessamine - poisonous woody evergreen vine of southeastern United States having fragrant yellow funnel-shaped flowers
References in classic literature ?
The Carolina -- not Virginia -- jessamine, gelsemium sempervirens (properly speaking not a jessamine at all) has yellow blossoms.
A pre-inquest hearing heard that traces of a rare and deadly poison from the gelsemium plant had been found in his stomach.
In 2015, his death was linked to gelsemium, a rare, poisonous plant grown in the Himalayas and known to have been used in Chinese assassinations.
In the past decade, researchers have found that homeopathic dilutions, beyond Avogadro's number, of gold (Aurum metallicum), copper (Cuprum metallicum), and the plant Gelsemium contain nanoparticles of the original materials.
Radix Fici Simplicissimae is not toxic, but resembles some toxic plants such as Gelsemium elegans and can be mixed up with these substances," a spokesman for the CHP explained.
Some common medicines made from plant kingdom are Allium cepa, Pulsatilla, Bryonia, Belladonna, Gelsemium, Rhus toxicodendron, Aconite, etc.
The businessman's death was originally attributed to natural causes, but traces of a chemical that can be found in the poisonous plant Gelsemium elegans were later found in his stomach.
Mr Perepilichnyy's death was put down to natural causes but traces of a chemical found in the poisonous plant Gelsemium elegans were later found in his stomach.
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01 Carpinis caroliniana 0 0 0 0 Cartrema americana 0 0 0 0 Comus florida 0 0 0 0 Gelsemium sempervirens <0.
0 2 Garryaceae Garry'a Garryales 1 0 0 -- Gelsemiaceae Gelsemium Gentianales 0 ?