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Definition of the noun Acaena

What does Acaena mean as a name of something?

Acaena is a genus of Rosaceae.

Acaena is a genus of Lepidoptera, described by Treitschke in 1825.

Acaena is a kind of Sanguisorbinae, described by Mutis ex L. in 1771.

Phrases with Acaena

  1. Acaena Coxi
  2. Acaena Laxa
  3. Acaena Coxii
  4. Acaena Hirta
  5. Acaena Minor
  6. Acaena Ovina
  7. Acaena Tesca
  8. Acaena Alpina
  9. Acaena Andina
  10. Acaena exigua
  11. Acaena Glabra
  12. Acaena Incisa
  13. Acaena Lucida
  14. Acaena Ovalis
  15. Acaena Pumila
  16. Acaena Rorida
  17. Acaena Tenera
  18. Acaena Valida
  19. Acaena Vinosa
  20. genus Acaena

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Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

ACAENA is a genus belonging to the Rosaceae, and consists of herbaceous, or, rather, suffrutescent plants. The tenderer species may be protected in winter in aframe, if room cannot be spared in the greenhouse. They thrive well in an equal ...

Google previewNatural Science (1898)

A Monthly Review of Scientific Progress

Acaena is a genus of Rosaceae, very closely allied to Poterium, two species of which, P. Sanguisorba (Salad Burnet) and P. officinalis (Great Burnet), are well- known members of our British flora. It resembles Poterium in habit, containing about ...

Google previewBiology Pamphlets (1912)

Acaena is a genus mostly confined to the south temperate and sub- antarctic regions. Two species, however, extend to the mountains of Mexico and California . Six species belong to New Zealand, and three to Australia. The single Hawaiian ...

Google previewThe Biology of Polar Regions (2008)

by D.N. Thomas

Acaena is a perennial prostrate herb with stems, Woody at the base, arising from long, intertwined, Woody rhizomes. It is often one of the first colonists on bare screes, being well adapted to stabilize them, and is almost invariably accompanied ...

Google previewThe Gardener's and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, and Flower Garden, and Nursery; of the Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture; of Managing Vineyards, and of Propagating All Sorts of Timber Trees by Philip Miller

Acaena is a Mexican plant. Perennial, woody, very branching; branches very long. Stems many, shrubby. rather erect, two feet high. Leaves pinnate, scattered, sheathing; leafle'ts seffile, approximatmg, pubescent underneath: the first pairs ...

Google previewInstant Encyclopaedia of Geography (1993)

by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha

serrataX Clustered in the Sanguisorbeae is a group of genera conservatively treated as Sanguisorba Sarcopoterium, Bencomia, Cliffortia, Acaena, ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Acaena. Mutis. ex. L. Rosaceae. Origins: From the Greek akaina "a thorn," referring to the spines on the calyx or to the prickles on the fruit; see H.E. Connor and E. Edgar, "Name changes in the indigenous New Zealand flora, 1960-1986 and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Acaena. (family *Rosaceae, subfamily Rosoideae, *tribe Sanguisorbeae) A genus of windpollinated, matforming plants that occur mainly in the subtropics and temperate regions. There are about 100 species; 90 species are known in S.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

ABROMA Abrus Acaena Acalypha Acanchux Acer Achania.

Google previewContributions Towards a Grammar and Dictionary of Quichua, the Language of the Incas of Peru (1864)

(Acaena trifida, R. P.) . (Krameria triandra, Rataña . Because; for . December; the first Deciembre; fiesta . To be awake Temblar Nieve Pegar; remendar R. P.) at Huanuco . To weed Escardar . A spud Escardillo . To lop trees Chapodar . To burn ...

Google previewContributions Towards a Grammar and Dictionary of Quichua, the Language of the Yncas of Peru (1864)

by Clements R. Markham

(Acaena trifida, R. P.) Rattafia . . (Krameria trìandra, Bataria R. P.) at Huanuco Raucani . . To weed Escardar Raucana . . A spud Escardilh Raumani . To lop trees Chapodar Raurani . . Toburn Arder; encender Rayan .

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: Outlines of the morphology, natural history, classification, geographical distribution and economic uses of the phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

and such genera as Bolax, Pringlea, Acaena, &c. Advanced students should consult various books and papers dealing with the subjects of this chapter. Among these ...

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

kfipapa / tnwhiwhi / kaimanu / péwhiwhi IE PIAIIS A type of creeping plant pekehawani/ pekcngohe Some creeping plants wenewene A plant, probably a creeper turihunga A creeping fern hiawe Acaena: A. anserinifoli a creeping burr.

Google previewThe Raupo Concise Maori Dictionary (2012)

by A.W Reed, Timoti Karetu and R Calman

piripiri biddy-biddy, Acaena species; velcro. piripoho baby. pirita mistletoe, ...

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Genera: Acaena, Adenostoma, Agrimonia, Alchemilla, Amelanchier, Amygdalus, Aphanes, Are- monia, Aria, Ariosorbus, ...

Google previewThe Complete English–Maori Dictionary (2012)

by Bruce Biggs

Acaena anserinifolia huruhuru o Hinenuitepoo, hutiwai ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

FLUSH , RHODA, FLOWER combining form _ RHOD, ROSEO fruit _ HIP genus _ ROSA, ACAENA petal oil _ OTTO, ATTAR wild _ EGLANTINE Ross Perot, birthplace _ ...

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