Ulmus rubra


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Ulmus rubra: Ulmus fulva

slippery elm

Herbal medicine
A deciduous tree that contains mucilage, starch and tannins; its inner bark is emollient and mildly astringent. Slippery elm has been used internally for coughs, diarrhoea, gastrointestinal inflammation, constipation, menstrual and renal dysfunction and sore throat; it is used topically for burns, wounds and dry skin.
 
Toxicity
Contact dermatitis caused by powdered bark.

Ulmus rubra,

References in periodicals archive ?
Ilex vomitoria, Celtis laevigata, Ulmus rubra, Quercus virginiana, Q.
Trees were co-dominated by Fraxinus americana, Ulmus rubra, and Acer saccharum.
Mager"--Major overstory trees were Acer saccharum, Ulmus rubra, and Quercus velutina.
The most common trees over transects were Acer saccharum, Ulmus rubra, and Prunus serotina.
8% (Quercus rubra, Ulmus rubra, Celtis occidentalis, Carya ovata, Ulmus americana, and Fraxinus americana).
Tilia americana and Ulmus rubra have size-class distributions that approximate a multimodal curve (Figure 2).
grandifolia, Populus deltoides, and Ulmus rubra all have importance values [greater than or equal to] 5.
palustris, Salix discolor, Toxsicodendron radicans, and Ulmus rubra.
The entire western edge of West Vernal Pool is bordered by County Road 300 West, and the most common woody border species are Acer negundo, Cephalanthus occidentalis, Gymnocladus dioica, Salix nigra, and Ulmus rubra.