Valonia. Acorn cups.

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Valonia. Acorn Cups. Vallone, Velanede, Gallon, Fr. Knoppern, Walonen, G.—The great cups of the acorns of the Quercus Aegilops L. (Fam. Cupuliferae), a native of Bosnia, contain a very large percentage of tannin. They are extensively exported for dyeing and tanning, and have been employed as an astringent in diarrhea.

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