genus Quassia


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Noun1.genus Quassia - tropical trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and large scarlet flowers; bark is medicinal
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Simaroubaceae, quassia family, Simaroubaceae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit
bitterwood, Quassia amara, quassia - handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark
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