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Acanthonema

Definition of the noun Acanthonema

What does Acanthonema mean as a name of something?

Acanthonema is a genus of Gesneriaceae.

Acanthonema is a genus of Rhodothamniellaceae, described by J.Agardh in 1846.

Acanthonema is a genus of Euomphalidae, described by Grabau in 1909.

Acanthonema is a kind of Streptocarpinae.

Phrases with Acanthonema

Phrases starting with the word Acanthonema:

  1. Acanthonema Laxa
  2. Acanthonema diandrum
  3. Acanthonema Newberryi
  4. Acanthonema strigosum
  5. Acanthonema Holopiformis

Phrase ending with the word Acanthonema:

  1. genus Acanthonema

Other phrases containing the word Acanthonema:

  1. species Acanthonema diandrum
  2. Species Acanthonema Newberryi
  3. species Acanthonema strigosum

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acanthonema

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

lanceolata Curran English: Santa Clara thornmint Acanthonema Hook.f. Gesneriaceae Origins: From the Greek akantha, akanthes "thorn" and nema "thread," referring to the filaments of the lower stamens.

Google previewA Pocket Botanical Dictionary, comprising the names, history, and culture of all plants known in Britain, with a full explanation of technical terms. By J. Paxton, assisted by Professor Lindley (1868)

by Sir Joseph Paxton

AcANTHoNEMA, Hooker. From akanthos, a richosies . Pa.. y.

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1900)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopædia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanist by George Nicholson

ACANTHONEMA (from akanthos, a spine, and nema, a filament; in allusion to the filaments of the two inferior stamens being produced into a spine-like process just below the anther). ORD. Gesneraceae. A monotypic genus. The species is a stove perennial, much resembling Streptocarpus in habit. It thrives in a compost of sandy loam and peat, the former predominating, and may be increased by seeds. A. strigosum (strigose). ft. whitish, Jin. to lin. long, with a blood-purple, five- lobed ...

Google previewThe Century Supplement to the Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

ACANTHONEMA (from akantfiog, a spine, and nema, a filament ; in allusion to the filaments of the two inferior stamens being produced into a spine -like process just below the anther). Ord. Geaneraceas. A monotypio genus. The species is a stove perennial, much resembling Streptocarpva in habit. It thrives in a compost of sandy loam and peat, the former predominating, and may bo increased by Bccds. A strlgoaum (strigose). Jl. whitish, £in. to Jin. long with a blood-purple, flve-lobed ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1N1T1H4O1N1E1M3A1

The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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