red bark

red bark

n
(Plants) a kind of cinchona containing a high proportion of alkaloids
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Crofelemer, the active pharmaceutical ingredient being tested, is a botanical (plant-based) drug extracted and purified from the red bark sap of the medicinal Croton lechleri tree in the Amazon rainforest.
Inspectors confirmed it was a red bark scorpion which can deliver a sting like an electric shock.
Crofelemer, the active ingredient in Mytesi, is a botanical (plant-based) drug extracted and purified from the red bark sap of the medicinal Croton lechleri tree in the Amazon rainforest.
Currently, commercially exploited species correspond to Hylocereus undatus (red bark and white pulp), Hylocereus costaricensis (red bark and red pulp) and Selenicereus megalanthus (yellow bark and white pulp) (JUNQUEIRA et al., 2010).
Its handsome, glossy foliage, fragrant when crushed, red bark and clusters of summer jasmine-scented white flowers make it an all-round winner.
Bows made by the people of the Columbia Plateau, and those up through the vast country of the Cree, were strengthened by having their grips, sometimes their entire length, wrapped with the red bark, which was then sealed with Abies granais pitch.
The red bark of birch trees caught the sun's slanting rays, and lichens drooped in luminous strands from their boughs...Never in her life had she imagined fawning over a peasant who tried to circumvent the one-child policy.
Our image around the world could be enhanced by the photogenic Scots pine, with its beautiful red bark and distinctive shape.
The foliage of the artemisias such as wormwood, the silver-disks of Lunarias, the dried flower heads of hydrangeas, and the red bark of the red-stemmed shrubby dogwoods are but examples of using plants during the winter season to add color to our lives.
That's a pity because while the most popular have red bark, there are others with contrasting shades, such as flaviramea, with greenish-yellow bark.
The sheer beauty of the cherry's shiny, mahogany red bark means that it deserves to be made centre of attention.
BEST OF THE BUNCH- Cornus (Dogwood) AS DECIDUOUS shrubs lose the last of their leaves, the colourful yellow, orange and red bark of the cornus comes into its own.