Definition of Simarouba amara

1. Noun. Tree of the Amazon valley yielding a light brittle timber locally regarded as resistant to insect attack.

Exact synonyms: Marupa
Generic synonyms: Bitterwood Tree
Group relationships: Genus Simarouba, Simarouba



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simarouba Amara

Silver-Russell syndrome
Silver City
Silver Star
Silver Star Medal
Silver State
Silverman illuminator
Silverskiold's syndrome
Silverstein
Silvery River
Silvia
Silvia atricapilla
Silvius
Silybum
Silybum marianum
Simarouba
Simarouba amara (current term)
Simarouba glauca
Simaroubaceae
Simba
Simbirsk
Simbu virus
Simchas Torah
Simchat Torah
Simenon
Simeon
Simferopol
Simhat Torah
Simhath Torah
Simian Virus 40
Simmonds' disease

Literary usage of Simarouba amara

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1. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Simarouba amara. Auli . guian. 2. p. 859. t. 331, 332. Wing'd-leaved Quassia. Nat. of the West Indies. Introd. 1787, by Mr. Alexander Anderson. Fl. S. ff. ..."

2. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"490. Three or four species, natives of eastern tropical America, are known. 56. Simarouba amara, Aublet, Hist. PL Guiane, ii, IK 860 (1775) (non Hayne). ..."

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