Definition of "xanthorhiza" []

  • (noun) A genus of shrubby ranunculaceous plants of North America, including only the species Xanthorhiza apiifolia, which has roots of a deep yellow color; yellowroot. The bark is intensely bitter, and is sometimes used as a tonic.

Use "xanthorhiza" in a sentence

  • "Arracacha Arracacha is the root of a South American member of the carrot family, Arracacia xanthorhiza."

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