What is another word for zanthoxylum?

3 synonyms found


[ zˈanθəksˌa͡ɪləm], [ zˈanθəksˌa‍ɪləm], [ z_ˈa_n_θ_ə_k_s_ˌaɪ_l_ə_m]

Zanthoxylum is a genus of plants that belong to the Rutaceae family and is commonly known as the prickly ash. The prickly ash is known for its medicinal and culinary values. Zanthoxylum has several synonyms, including toothache tree, Sichuan peppercorn, and Chinese prickly ash. The plant is called a toothache tree because of its numbing effect when applied to the affected area. The Sichuan peppercorn is known for its unique flavor and is widely used in Chinese cuisine. Apart from these, the plant is also known as the American prickly ash, Northern prickly ash, and Hercules' club. The Zanthoxylum plant has been used in traditional medicine for various ailments such as digestive disorders, cold and flu, and arthritis.

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How to use "Zanthoxylum" in context?

Zanthoxylum is a genus of flowering plants in the Rutaceae family. The genus is named for the Greek physician Zanthoxylum. The entire genus is endemic to the New World.

There are about 30 species of zanthoxylum indigenous to North and South America. These plants are small and spindly, growing to between one and two metres tall. They are generally dioecious, with male and female plants producing different flowers. Most species have five petals, with the exception of Zanthoxylum americanum, which has six. The flowers are typically yellow, with a yellow or reddish brown back.

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