Cinchona officinalis

Definitions of Cinchona officinalis
  1. noun
    Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark
    synonyms: Cinchona calisaya, Cinchona ledgeriana, calisaya
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    type of:
    chinchona, cinchona
    any of several trees of the genus Cinchona
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