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Noun1.Acokanthera - small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosidesAcokanthera - small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Apocynaceae, dogbane family, family Apocynaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs
Acocanthera oblongifolia, Acocanthera spectabilis, poison arrow plant, winter sweet - medium-sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two-seeded purplish black fruits
Acocanthera oppositifolia, Acocanthera venenata, bushman's poison, ordeal tree - evergreen shrub or tree of South Africa
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In the evergreen bushland forest, the dominant vegetation type is Euclea divinorum with Acokanthera schimperi and Carissa spinosa also being present.
The woody species of the Yemrehane Kirstos Church Forest were dominated by Juniperus procera, and the most economical and ecologically important woody species in the forest was Acokanthera schimperi.
Giday, "Evaluation of antimalarial activity of leaves of Acokanthera schimperi and Croton macrostachyus against Plasmodium berghei in Swiss albino mice," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Fabaceae Tree Acokanthera oblongifolia Apocynaceae Tree (Hochst.) Codd Agathisanthemum bojeri Rubiaceae Herb Klotzsch * Agave americana L.