Sentence Examples


  • It corresponds to the soma plant (Asclepias acida) of the ancient Aryans of India.
  • Pp. 522-524, 3rd ed., 1867) to be the singular fruit called by the Arabs 'Other, produced by the Asclepias gigantea or procera of botanists.
  • SOMA (Sanskrit for "pressed juice," from the root su, to press), in Hindu mythology the god who is a personification of the soma plant (Asclepias acida), from which an intoxicating milky juice is squeezed.
  • - Pistil of Asclepias (a) with pollen-masses (p) adhering to the stigma (s).
  • - Stamen of Asclepias, showing filament f, anther a, and appendages p. Enlarged.
 

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