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Snakewood

snakewood

(Science: botany) An East indian climbing plant (strychnos colubrina) having a bitter taste, and supposed to be a remedy for the bite of the hooded serpent.

An East indian climbing shrub (Ophioxylon serpentinum) which has the roots and stems twisted so as to resemble serpents.

same as trumpetwood.

A tropical American shrub (Plumieria rubra) which has very fragrant red blossoms.

same as letterwood.


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