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Bowdichia.

Botanical name:

Bowdichia. Bowdichia virgiliodides H. B. K. (Fam. Leguminosae.)—Under the name of Sucupira, the hard, yellow, very bitter bark yielded by this tree is employed in Venezuela and Brazil in fevers and rheumatism. Petit has found it in a mydriatic alkaloid. (P. J., June, 1885.)


The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.



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