barbasco vs joewood what difference

what is difference between barbasco and joewood

English

Etymology

Noun

barbasco (countable and uncountable, plural barbascos)

  1. A plant (Lonchocarpus urucu, now Deguelia rufescens var. urucu) native to parts of northern South America used as a poison for fishing and an insecticide.
  2. An evergreen (Jacquinia barbasco, now Jacquinia arborea)
  3. One of several inedible wild Mexican yams (Dioscorea mexicana and Dioscorea composita) from which progesterone can be synthesized.

See also

  • cubé resin
  • cubé (Derris utilis, syn. Lonchocarpus utilis)

Further reading

  • Lonchocarpus+utilis at The Plant List

Portuguese

Noun

barbasco m (plural barbascos)

  1. figwort (plant of family Scrophulariaceae)


English

Noun

joewood (plural joewoods)

  1. Jacquinia keyensis, a perennial West Indian tree.

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