Cinchona pubescens


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Cinchona pubescens: Quinine tree
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cinchona pubescens - small tree of Ecuador and Peru having very large glossy leaves and large panicles of fragrant pink flowersCinchona pubescens - small tree of Ecuador and Peru having very large glossy leaves and large panicles of fragrant pink flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark
genus Chinchona, genus Cinchona - large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark
chinchona, cinchona - any of several trees of the genus Cinchona
References in periodicals archive ?
Drug Medical Use Plant Species Aspirin Analgesic, inflammation Filipendula ulmaria Atropine Ophthalmology Atropo belladonna Camphor Rheumatic pain Cinnamomum camphora Morphine Analgesic Papaver somniferum Quinine Malaria prophylaxis Cinchona pubescens Reserpine Hypertension Rauvolfia serpentina Vinblastine Hodgkin's disease Catharanthus roseus Drug Family Aspirin Rosaceae Atropine Solanaceae Camphor Lauraceae Morphine Papaveraceae Quinine Rubiaceae Reserpine Apocynaceae Vinblastine Apocynaceae Table 2.
Vegetarian Finch was only observed at Media Luna where it mainly ate flower buds, flowers, and leaves of the introduced dry-fruited (wind-dispersed) Cinchona pubescens.