Definition of Saponaria. Meaning of Saponaria. Synonyms of Saponaria

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Definition of Saponaria

Saponaria
Saponin Sap"o*nin, n. [L. sapo, -onis soap: cf. F. saponine.] (Chem.) A poisonous glucoside found in many plants, as in the root of soapwort (Saponaria), in the bark of soap bark (Quillaia), etc. It is extracted as a white amorphous powder, which occasions a soapy lather in solution, and produces a local an[ae]sthesia. Formerly called also struthiin, quillaiin, senegin, polygalic acid, etc. By extension, any one of a group of related bodies of which saponin proper is the type.

Meaning of Saponaria from wikipedia

- Saponaria is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae. They are native to Europe and Asia, and are commonly known as soapworts. They...
- Saponaria officinalis is a common perennial plant from the family Caryophyllaceae. This plant has many common names, including common soapwort, bouncing-bet...
- Sapindus saponaria is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree native to the Americas. Common names include wingleaf soapberry, western soapberry, jaboncillo...
- Quillaja saponaria, the soap bark tree or soapbark, is an evergreen tree in the family Quillajaceae, native to warm temperate central Chile. In Chile...
- Saponaria ocymoides, the rock soapwort or tumbling Ted, is a species of semi-evergreen perennial flowering plant belonging to the family Caryophyllaceae...
- Aloe maculata (synonym Aloe saponaria; commonly known as the soap aloe or zebra aloe) is a Southern African species of aloe. Local people in South Africa...
- found particularly in soapwort (genus Saponaria), a flowering plant, and the soapbark tree (Quillaja saponaria). They are used in soaps, medicinals, fire...
- Sapindus saponaria L. S. s. var. drummondii (Hook. & Arn.) L.D.Benson – Western Soapberry (southwestern United States, Mexico) S. s. var. saponaria – Wingleaf...
- Saponaria jagelii is a species of plant in the family Caryophyllaceae. It is endemic to the island of Elafonisos in Greece. Its natural habitat is dune...
- Derambila saponaria is a moth of the family Geometridae first described by Achille Guenée in 1858. It is found in Sri Lanka, India, Sumatra and Borneo...
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