Solandra


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Noun1.Solandra - shrubby climbers of tropical AmericaSolandra - shrubby climbers of tropical America
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
chalice vine, cupflower, Solandra guttata, trumpet flower - Mexican evergreen climbing plant having large solitary funnel-shaped fragrant yellow flowers with purple-brown ridges in the throat
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Among stimulants we find such common fare as coffee and basil, as well as more obscure and certainly more effective sounding "cup of gold" (Solandra brevicalyx); its aroma alone is said to be irresistibly enticing.
Mientras que el cactus hikuri, popularmente conocido como peyote, crece en el desierto sagrado de Wirikuta, en el extremo oriental del territorio huichol, el arbusto kieri (Solandra brevicalyx) habita en acantilados y tierras bajas en el oeste, mas alla del cual se encuentra un paisaje subtropical humedo habitado por la poblacion mestiza mexicana (Aedo 2008; Knab 1977).
-- 1 IV Octomeria tridentata -- 1 IV Pleurothallis gelida -- 1 IV Campiloneurum phyllitidis -- 1 IV Gesneria heterochroa -- 1 III Auerodendron cubensis -- 1 III Solandra longiflora -- 1 III Isidorea polyneura -- 1 III Peperomia rotundifolia -- 1 III Guzmania monostachya -- 1 III Tillandsia schiediana -- 1 III T.
discolor Late Eocene Florissant, CO, USA Leopold & Clay-Poole, 2001 Leaves Solandra haeliadum Eocene Salcedo, Italy Massalongo, 1851 Fossil taxon Reference Flowers Solanites brongniartii de Saporta, 1862 de Saporta, 1862 Solanites saportanus Berry, 1916 Berry, 1916 Solanites pusillus Berry, Berry, 1930 1930 Solanites sarachaformis Berry, 1930 Berry, 1930 Solanites crassus Berry, Berry, 1930 1930 Fruits Cantisolanum daturoides Reid & Reid & Chandler, 1933 Chandler, 1933 Physalis pliocaenica Szafer, 1961 Szafer, 1947 Seeds Solanispermum reniforme Chandler, 1962 Chandler, 1957 Solanum arnense Chandler, Chandler, 1962 1962 Pollen Datura cf.
As a way of illustration she tells her own personal experience of encounter with a solandra, a flowering plant native to warm latitudes.
In the southern US, anticholinergic plant poisoning is frequently caused by several species of three closely related plant genera (Brugmasia, Datura, and Solandra) from the nightshade or Solanaceae family that contain combinations of tropine alkaloids, including atropine, hyoscyamine, and scopolamine (Figure 2).
Butterfly flower Tribe Solandeae Genus Solandra Solandra glandiflora Swartz Showy chalicevine Category 4.
Craig Escott, who last raced in the stormy 1998 race with his own boat, Solandra, and who finished strongly in the 1982 Sydney Hobart (second Overall), will make his return to ocean racing this year joining co-skipper David Rees.