rotenone

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perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and; source of rotenone catgut , goat's rue , Tephrosia virginiana , wild sweet pea
any of several tropical American woody plants of the genus Lonchocarpus whose roots are used locally as a fish poison and commercially as a source of rotenone cube
any of various usually woody vines of the genus Derris of tropical Asia whose roots yield the insecticide rotenone; several are sources of native fish and arrow poisons derris
woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowers; the swollen roots contain rotenone Derris elliptica , derris root , tuba root
Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils Pachyrhizus erosus , yam bean
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