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Definition: Richardsonia scabra
([i^]p`[-e]*k[a^]k`[-u]*[a^]n"[.a]), 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
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.