The soma plant has been thought to be the asclepias acida,11 a plant growing in Persia and called hom in Persian.
Infusum asclepiadis tuberos, L. From the root of butterfly weed or pleurisy root (asclepias tuberosa).
The bark of the Cassia auriculata, and the milky juice of the asclepias gigantea, are used for tanning in India.
asclepias, or Swallow-wort, a genus of plants, the type and the largest genus of the nat.
Indigo of an excellent quality has been obtained in the East from a twining plant, Gymnema tingens or asclepias tingens.
The genus Gomphocarpus is distinguished from asclepias by the absence of horns or crests in the hoods.
This part had been covered with beautiful flowers, such as sunflowers, red and orange-coloured poppies, and asclepias.
I plucked at the water's edge the asclepias incarnata, with quite handsome flowers, a brighter red than our variety (the pulchra).
A mass of waxy pollen or of coherent pollen-grains, as in asclepias and Orchids.
asclepias incarnata (swamp milkweed), Umbazookskus River and after; redder than ours, and a different variety from our var.