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Porana Richardsonii
Linsang Lin*sang" (l[i^]n*s[aum]ng"), n. (Zo["o]l.) Any viverrine mammal of the genus Prionodon, inhabiting the East Indies and Southern Asia. The common East Indian linsang (P. gracilis) is white, crossed by broad, black bands. The Guinea linsang (Porana Richardsonii) is brown with black spots.
Richardsonia scabra
Ipecacuanha Ip`e*cac`u*an"ha, n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf. Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe-kaa-guena, prop., a creeping plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb (Cepha["e]lis Ipecacuanha), largely employed as an emetic; also, the plant itself; also, a medicinal extract of the root. Many other plants are used as a substitutes; among them are the black or Peruvian ipecac (Psychotria emetica), the white ipecac (Ionidium Ipecacuanha), the bastard or wild ipecac (Asclepias Curassavica), and the undulated ipecac (Richardsonia scabra).
Richardsonia scabra
Coca Co"ca, n. [Sp., fr. native name.] The dried leaf of a South American shrub (Erythroxylon Coca). In med., called Erythroxylon. Note: Coca leaves resemble tea leaves in size, shape, and odor, and are chewed (with an alkali) by natives of Peru and Bolivia to impart vigor in prolonged exertion, or to sustain strength in absence of food. Mexican coca, an American herb (Richardsonia scabra), yielding a nutritious fodder. Its roots are used as a substitute for ipecacuanha.

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- The Germanic first or given name Richard derives from German, French, and English "ric" (ruler, leader, king, powerful) and "hard" (strong, brave, hardy)...
- Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from...
- Richard Benjamin Speck (December 6, 1941 – December 5, 1991) was an American m**** murderer who systematically tortured, raped, and murdered eight student...
- merging. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus. › Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate...
- Richard Tiffany Gere (/ɡɪər/ GEER; born August 31, 1949) is an American actor and humanitarian activist. He began in films in the 1970s, playing a supporting...
- Richard Leonard ****linski (May 11, 1935 – March 5, 2006) was an American contract killer who was convicted of murdering 6 people, although he claimed...
- ‹See Tfd› Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; 20 November 1932 – 2 June 2012), was a British-American actor and comedian, and a game show host and...
- Clinton Richard Dawkins FRS FRSL (born 26 March 1941) is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author. He is an emeritus fellow of New College...
- Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (/ˈdraɪfəs/; originally Dreyfus; born October 29, 1947) is an American actor best known for starring in po****r films during...
- Richard Phillips Feynman (/ˈfaɪnmən/; May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988) was an American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral...