Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of gamopetalous plants of the order Rubiaceæ and the tribe Hedyotideæ, known by the many minute angled seeds, narrow leaves, entire stipules, and four stamens.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • In a study by We Dian, people with chronic gastritis received Clearing Heat and Nourishing Stomach Decoction containing gentiana, oldenlandia, dandelion, tang kuei, peony, licorice, and curcuma.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • Two patients also were taking oldenlandia, a Chinese herb for lung cancer.

    Health News from Medical News Today


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.