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Aralia nudicaulis
Sarsaparilla Sar`sa*pa*ril"la, n. [Sp. zarzaparrilla; zarza a bramble (perhaps fr. Bisc. zartzia) + parra a vine, or Parillo, a physician said to have discovered it.] (Bot.) (a) Any plant of several tropical American species of Smilax. (b) The bitter mucilaginous roots of such plants, used in medicine and in sirups for soda, etc. Note: The name is also applied to many other plants and their roots, especially to the Aralia nudicaulis, the wild sarsaparilla of the United States.
Aralia racemosa
Spikenard Spike"nard, n.[For spiked nard; cf. G. spieknarde, NL. spica nardi. See Spike an ear, and Nard.] 1. (Bot.) An aromatic plant. In the United States it is the Aralia racemosa, often called spignet, and used as a medicine. The spikenard of the ancients is the Nardostachys Jatamansi, a native of the Himalayan region. From its blackish roots a perfume for the hair is still prepared in India. 2. A fragrant essential oil, as that from the Nardostachys Jatamansi.
Aralia Schinseng
Ginseng Gin"seng, n. [Chinese.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Aralia, the root of which is highly valued as a medicine among the Chinese. The Chinese plant (Aralia Schinseng) has become so rare that the American (A. quinquefolia) has largely taken its place, and its root is now an article of export from America to China. The root, when dry, is of a yellowish white color, with a sweetness in the taste somewhat resembling that of licorice, combined with a slight aromatic bitterness.
Aralia trifolia
Groundnut Ground"nut` (-n[u^]t`), n. (Bot.) (a) The fruit of the Arachis hypog[ae]a (native country uncertain); the peanut; the earthnut. (b) A leguminous, twining plant (Apios tuberosa), producing clusters of dark purple flowers and having a root tuberous and pleasant to the taste. (c) The dwarf ginseng (Aralia trifolia). [U. S.] --Gray. (d) A European plant of the genus Bunium (B. flexuosum), having an edible root of a globular shape and sweet, aromatic taste; -- called also earthnut, earth chestnut, hawknut, and pignut. [1913 Webster]
Paralian
Paralian Pa*ra"li*an, n. [Gr. ? near the sea; ? beside + ? the sea.] A dweller by the sea. [R.]

Meaning of Aralia from wikipedia

- atropurpurea Aralia bicrenata Aralia bipinnata Aralia cachemirica Aralia caesia Aralia californica - California aralia Aralia castanopsiscola Aralia chapaensis...
- Aralia elata, the ****anese angelica tree, Chinese angelica-tree, or Korean angelica-tree, is a woody plant belonging to the family Araliaceae. It is known...
- Aralia spinosa, commonly known as devil's walking stick, is a woody species of plant in the genus Aralia, family Araliaceae, native to eastern North America...
- Polyscias scutellaria, the shield aralia, or plum aralia, is a tropical shrub or small tree reaching 2–6 meters tall. A native of the Southwest Pacific...
- glossy-leaf paper plant, fatsi, paperplant, false castor oil plant, or ****anese aralia, is a species of flowering plant in the family Araliaceae, native to southern...
- Aralia cordata is an upright herbaceous perennial plant growing up to 2 to 3 metres (6.6 to 9.8 ft) in height, native to ****an, Korea and eastern China...
- Aralia sti****ta is a plant species native to China....
- Polyscias fruticosa, or Ming aralia, is a perennial plant, dicot evergreen shrub or dwarf tree native to India. The plant grows fairly slowly but can reach...
- Schefflera elegantissima and Dizygotheca elegantissima) also known as false aralia is a species of flowering plant in the family Araliaceae, native to New...
- importance. Some genera, such as Hedera (the ivies), Fatsia (****anese aralias) and Schefflera (the umbrella trees), are used as ornamental foliage plants...
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