An Indian swamp plant of the pea family, with stems that yield the pith that is used to make sola topis.
- Aeschynomene indica, family Leguminosae
More example sentences
- This just may be the ‘uva spinea’ mentioned by Pliny, who added that this is the variety ‘quae sola alitur nebulis’.
mid 19th century: from Bengali solā, Hindi śolā.