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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 stro·phan·thus /-θəs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stro·phan·thus n.  Bot. A genus of tropical apocynaceous shrubs having singularly twisted flowers. One species (Strophanthus hispidus) is used medicinally as a cardiac sedative and stimulant.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus
          Strophanthus having whorled leaves and showy flowers of
          various colors in dense and few-flowered corymbose
          clusters; some have poisonous seeds