Definition of Georgia bark

1. Noun. Ornamental shrub or small tree of swampy areas in southwestern United States having large pink or white sepals and yielding Georgia bark for treating fever.

Exact synonyms: Bitter-bark, Fever Tree, Pinckneya Pubens
Group relationships: Genus Pinckneya, Pinckneya
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

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Literary usage of Georgia bark

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

1. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"georgia bark, the common name of Pinck- neya pubens, one of tho handsomest of our native shrubs. It grows in bogs and along the banks of streams from South ..."

2. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"From the properties of the bark of this species, and from its abounding in the slate of Georgia, it is called georgia bark. Engraving*. ..."

3. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"With a great affinity to the cinchona which yields the Peruvian bark, my father discerned in the georgia bark sufficient differences, to distinguish it as a ..."

4. The Farmer's Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Technical Terms Recently by Daniel Pereira Gardner (1854)
"The wood of the georgia bark is soft, ... has taken the Dame of georgia bark. The tree which produces it so nearly resem- GERM. The vital part or embryo. ..."

5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1906)
"It was known as the quinine tree, or georgia bark, and was held in no little reverence by the inhabitants of certain malarial districts where doctors were ..."

6. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"It was known as the quinine tree, or georgia bark, and was held in no little reverence by the inhabitants of certain malarial districts where doctors were ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1882)
"Maisch, referring to this, observes that the tree alluded to is undoubtedly the one called "georgia bark," in Porcher'» '• Resources of the Southern Fields ..."

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