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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 Saunders may refer to: Benjamin Franklin, who used the pseudonym Richard Saunders Richard Saunders (photographer) (1922–1987) Richard Saunders...
- Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from...
- Richard Müller/Muller/Mueller may refer to: Richard Müller (chemist) (1903–1999), German chemist Richard Müller (general) (1891–1943), German general and...
- Richard Jay Belzer (born August 4, 1944) is an American stand-up comedian, author, and actor. He is best known for his role as John Munch, whom he has...
- Richard Andrew Palethorpe Todd OBE (11 June 1919 – 3 December 2009) was an English actor. He received a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer...
- Richard Benjamin Speck (December 6, 1941 – December 5, 1991) was an American m**** murderer who systematically tortured, raped, and murdered eight student...
- Richard Meyer may refer to: Richard Meyer (producer) (born 1970), Swiss record producer and songwriter Richard Meyer (Fatal Fury), a character in the Fatal...
- Richard Cohen may refer to: Richard Cohen (columnist) (born 1941), syndicated columnist for the Washington Post Richard Cohen (fencer) (born 1947), British...
- Richard Donald Crenna (November 30, 1926 – January 17, 2003) was an American motion picture, television, and radio actor and occasional television director...
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