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Definition of the noun adiantum
What does adiantum mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- cosmopolitan genus of ferns: maidenhair ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Adiantum: genus Adiantum
- more generic term: fern genus = genera of ferns and fern allies
- member of: family Pteridaceae / Pteridaceae = one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
- member: maidenhair fern / maidenhair = any of various small to large terrestrial ferns of the genus Adiantum having delicate palmately branched fronds
Alternative definition of the noun adiantum
- The maidenhair fern and related ferns (of the genus Adiantum)
Phrases with Adiantum
- Adiantum Feei
- Adiantum Bonii
- Adiantum Duale
- Adiantum Hians
- Adiantum Hosei
- Adiantum Laxum
- Adiantum Nanum
- Adiantum Nudum
- Adiantum Oweni
- Adiantum Senae
- Adiantum Affine
- Adiantum Alatum
- Adiantum Amplum
- Adiantum anceps
- Adiantum Bausei
- adiantum bellum
- Adiantum Burnii
- Adiantum Davidi
- Adiantum Elatum
- genus adiantum
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Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet
ADIANTUM is a genus of Ferns.
Adiantum is an ancient Greek name meaning not wet, or not becoming wet, from the fact that rains and dews wet but little the upper surfaces of the fronds, from which the moisture rolls in little drops.
by Robert SWEET
ADIANTUM is a genus of the Ferns, most proper for adorning rock-work: most of the species are very handsome, and are propagated by dividing the root, or by seed. ADLUMIA is a North American genus belonging to the Fumariaceae; ...
Treated Comparatively with a View to Their Natural Classification by F. O. Bower
Adiantum Linne, 1753 Adiantum is a widely spread genus containing 1 84 species of Ferns usually of shady and moist habit, and with a preponderance of species in tropical America. They are characterised by having sori apparently marginal, ...
AdIantum Linnd, 1753 Adiantum is a widely spread genus XXXIX] 77 TRISMERIA .
by Flora of North America Editorial Committee
A Adiantum is a very clearly circumscribed genus of ferns, the character state “ sporangia borne on abaxial surface of false indusium” being both necessary and sufficient to define it. Within this large and widespread genus, however, species ...
Vick's Monthly Magazine (1883)
Adiantum is an ancient Greek name meaning not wet, or not becoming wet, ...
The Botanical Cultivator; Or, Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hothouses, Greenhouses, and Borders, in the Gardens of Great Britain (1821)
by Robert SWEET
ADIANTUM is a genus of the' Ferns, most proper for adorning rock-work: most of the species are very handsome, and are propagating by dividing the root, or by seed. Anomsbelongs to the Ranunculaceae; the perennial kinds are very ...
by Prof. Dipak Sharma
Adiantum is a genus of ca.198 species in the family Adiantaceae, distributed extensively across the world from cool temperate zones to hot tropical regions. Ethnomedicinally the genus is important and popularly known as “Hansraj” in ...
by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)
ADIANTUM,/".r_ahaiT»r) becauseit repels water when plunged into it ; others from « and Jiaimt, from its not withering.] In botany, a genus of the cryptogamia filiccs class. The generic characters are — Fructifications assembled in oval spots , ...
Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper, Klein Grant
ADIANTUM ATHXOPICUM. Cape of Good Hope maidenhair. This is used as an astringent and aromatic. Anunrcn ALBUM. See Arplenium muraIe. - ADIANTUM AUREUM. See Polytrichum commune. AmAN'run CANADENSE. datum.
Encyclopedia of House Plants (1999)
by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld
Adiantum cuneatum See: Adiantum ...
The gardeners dictionary (1835)
by Philip Miller
Adiantum pedatum (Canadian maidenhair). Fronds pedate; leaflets pinnate; pinna; gibbous before, gashed, fruit-bearing. — it is often preserved in gardens for the sake of variety. It may be preserved in pots and treated in the same manner as ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Adiantum L. Pteridaceae (Adiantaceae) 51 English: sticky daisy China: feng qi cao Japan: numa-daikon Hawaii: kamanamana Malaya: rumput babi, rumput pasir, sembong gajah Adhatoda Miller Acanthaceae Origins: The name of the genus ...
Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller
Adiantum tfthiopicum Ever. Polypodium vulgare Fijian Hare's-foot. Davallia fijiensis Filmy. A name applied to those kinds which have pellucid or transparent fronds, as various species of Hymetw- phyllum, Todea, and Trichomanes Finger.
A Botanical Dictionary (1805)
Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne
The true maiden-hair, or Capillaire of Montpelier, a well-known medicine, is the adiantum foliis ctriaudri of Caspar Bauhin, the capillus veneris verus pi Gerard, the adiantum capillus verteris of Linnæus. It is a pl.int which grows in France, Italy , ...
A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen
ADIANTUM CAPILLUS VENE- RIS. A European species of maidenhair, or Adiantum pedatum. ADIANTUM EXCISUM. A fern used as an emmenagogue and a pectoral in Chili. The whole plant is emplo}*ed, generally mixed with honey . By the ...
by George Watt
ADIANTUM Maiden-hair Ferns. muba'raka, HIND. ; Shir or shair-ul-jin, ARAB. ( Murray's Drugs of Sind) ; Sir sid-peshdne, Pans. (Dr. Rice, New YORK) ; Hanspadi, GU]. Habitat.—-A graceful, delicate fern of damp places, in rocks, walls , or wells, ...
by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant
Adiantum vulgarc. Adiantum verum. tuner-is. The leaves of this plant are somewhat sweet and austere to the palate, and possess mucilaginous qualities. This, as well as the Canadian species, is used in the preparation of the simp dc napillairc ...
by George A. Burdock
MAIDENHAIR FERN (Adiantum capillus-veneris L.) Current CAS number 977070 -30-6 Description Natural sources Cryptogamous perennial fern, commonly grows in shady and damp places; widespread throughout the fields and hillsides of ...
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