podophyllum

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Podophyllum

English[edit]

Camera icon.svg This entry needs a photograph or drawing for illustration. Please try to find a suitable image on Wikimedia Commons or upload one there yourself!
Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Wikispecies has information on:

Wikispecies

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

podophyllum (plural podophyllums)

  1. (botany) Any of the genus Podophyllum of herbaceous perennial plants in the family Berberidaceae, with palmately lobed umbrella-like leaves, and several stems produced from a creeping underground rhizome.
  2. The rhizome and rootlet of the May apple (Podophyllum peltatum), used as a cathartic drug.