as·​pi·​do·​sper·​ma ˌas-pə-(ˌ)dō-ˈspər-mə How to pronounce aspidosperma (audio)
capitalized : a genus of tropical American trees or rarely shrubs of the dogbane family that includes the white quebracho
: the dried bark of the quebracho (Aspidosperma quebracho) used as a respiratory sedative in dyspnea and in asthma

called also quebracho bark

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“Aspidosperma.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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