Pinckneya. Pinckneya pubens. Fever tree.
Pinckneya. Pinckneya pubens Rich. Fever Tree. (Fam. Rubiaceae.)—A large shrub or small tree, growing in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, in low and moist places along the sea-coast. It is botanically allied to the Cinchonas. The bark is bitter and has been used with alleged advantage in intermittent fever. E. H. Naudain (A. J. P., April, 1885) found in it a glucoside, pinckneyin, but no alkaloid.