Definition of Tephrosia purpurea

1. Noun. East Indian shrub.

Exact synonyms: Bastard Indigo
Generic synonyms: Hoary Pea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tephrosia Purpurea

Tenonian
Tenoretic
Tenormin
Tenrec ecaudatus
Tenrecidae
Tensilon test
Tenterfield whistle
Tenthredinidae
Tenzing Norgay
Teochew
Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski
Teodorico Borgognoni
Teotihuacan
Tepelenë
Tephrosia purpurea
Tephrosia virginiana
Tepic
Tepui tinamou
Tepui tinamous
Ter Sami
Terah
Teramo
Terebella
Terebellidae
Teredinidae
Terence
Terence Rattigan
Terengganu
Tereno

Literary usage of Tephrosia purpurea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Green Manure Production Systems for Asian Ricelands: Selected Papers from by Jagdish Kumar Ladha, Dennis P. Garrity (1994)
"Influence of month of sowing on germination and vigor index of 3 green manure species: Sesbania rostrata, S. aculeata, and tephrosia purpurea, Coimbatore, ..."

2. J. M. Nickell's Botanical Ready Reference (1880)
"West India Fish Poison. Leaves. A Fish Poison. As Digitalis. 2274 tephrosia purpurea. Root. bit. «-erne. dep. 2275 TEPHROSIA. ..."

3. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"... and are sometimes substituted for the latter. Leaflets contain indigo (Hogg). tephrosia purpurea, Persoon.—India. Root laxative and tonic (Dymock). ..."

4. Report on the Work of the Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer, William Austin Horn (1896)
"Mr. Maiden* mentions tephrosia purpurea, Pers, as being employed in the same way in many tropical countries, but its poisonous properties do not appear to ..."

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