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Definition of the noun acanthaceae

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noun - plural: -

  1. widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales


"Acanthaceae" is a book by Thomas F. Daniel.

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Google previewUnconventional Oilseeds and Oil Sources (2017)

by Abdalbasit Adam Mariod Alnadif, Mohamed Elwathig Saeed Mirghani, Ismail Hassan Hussein

family Acanthaceae is an annual glabrous herb, 30–65 cm high woody below. Leaves are linear or narrowly linearlanceolate, up to 10 cm long, 1.25 cm broad.

Google previewHima Jour V1:Sci Tra 1790-1877 (2016)

by David Knight

Acanthaceae is the prevalent natural order, consisting of gay-flowered Eranthemums, Ruellias, Barlerias, and such hothouse favourites.” This being the most convenient station whence to ascend Paras-math, we started at 6 A.M. for the village ...

Google previewDiversity and Evolutionary Biology of Tropical Flowers (1996)

by Peter K. Endress

Acanthaceae The Acanthaceae is a pantropical family, containing more than 4000 species. The major two subfamilies are Acanthoideae and Ruel- lioideae, while Thunbergioideae and Mendoncioideae are much smaller ( Bremekamp ...

Google previewDesert Wildflowers of North America (1998)

by Ronald J. Taylor

ACANTHUS FAMILY Acanthaceae Although Acanthaceae is a large family, it is mainly tropical; only a few species range as far north as the deserts of North America. The family is characterized primarily by bilaterally symmetrical, tubular ...

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Acanthaceae. 3 southeastern U.S., West Indies Apatesia N. E. Br. 1927. Aizoaceae. 3 southwestern South Africa Apatophyllum McGill. 1971.

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Acanthaceae. (order Lamiales) A family, mainly of shrubs, in which the leaves are simple, *opposite, and *decussate. The flowers are bisexual and *zygomorphic, and the *bracts are often showy. There are 4 or 5 fused *sepals and *petals; 2–4 ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary (1998)

A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition by Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss

in the leaves of Adhatoda vasica (Acanthaceae), in the roots of Sida cordifolia (Malvaceae) and in Lunaria spp ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

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

Acanthaceae. Origins: From the Greek phaulos "slight, easy, cheap, simple, ordinary" and opsis "appearance."

Acanthaceae. Origins: Genus Phaulopsis, Greek phaulos "cheap, simple" and opsis "appearance." ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Acanthaceae (iv A). 210 trop. and subtrop. The capsule explodes. The seeds possess surface hairs which, when wetted, ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Otaglo, Acanthus pubescens (Acanthaceae). For description see Otagalo, Acanthus puhescens. Otako, Acanthus pubescens (Acanthaceae). For description see Otagalo, Acanthus pubescens. Otange, Lagenaria sphaerica ( Cucurbitaceae).

Google previewA Sinhalese-English Dictionary (1892)

by Benjamin Clough

plant, Hygrophila apinoaa ( Acanthaceae ), og <§<&Q, Katu-ikili, a. plant, Acanthus ilicifolius...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Products (1993)

by John Buckingham

sessiliflorus (Acanthaceae). Cryst. (MeOH). Mp 168- 172°. Opt. inactive. Arndt, R.R. et al.

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

Acanthaceae / accloy 12 Acanthaceae: 14 acanthus family Acanthophis antarcticus: 10 death adder acanthous: 7...

acanthus family: 11 Acanthaceae a ca pella: 11 alla capella [It]; 13 unaccompanied acapnia: 10 hypocapnia acapnic: 8 ...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

ACANTHACEAE. 3 has 00 long stamens, affording little or no protection to the pollen. The fruit is of the usual types. In A. homalophylla A. Cunn. the seed hangs out on a long red funicle which may attract birds. Many Acacias yield valuable ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2016)

by Andrew Chevallier

(Acanthaceae). Malabar. Nut,. Vasaka. Description Evergreen shrub growing to 10 ft (3 m), with lance-shaped leaves, white or purple flowers, and 4-seeded fruit. Habitat & Cultivation Native to tropical India, malabar nut grows in low-lying ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Acanthaceae For the French ( b.

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

ACANTHACEAE = The Acanthus Family ACANTHOLIMON (ak-an-tho-LY-mon) glumaceum 6" Zone 8 Comb Prickly-thrift A tufted evergreen perennial with sharp -pointed, linear leaves, flowers small, pinkish, in dense one-sided racemes from ...

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