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Definition of the noun agrostemma githago

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  1. European annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed; a common weed in grainfields and beside roadways; naturalized in America

Phrases with Agrostemma githago

Phrases starting with Agrostemma githago:

  1. Agrostemma Githago Linicolum
  2. Agrostemma Githago Thessalum
  3. Agrostemma Githago Macrospermum
  4. Agrostemma githago var. githago

Other phrases containing Agrostemma githago:

  1. Variety Agrostemma Githago Linicolum
  2. Subspecies Agrostemma Githago Thessalum
  3. Variety Agrostemma Githago Macrospermum
  4. Variety Agrostemma Githago Var. Githago

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agrostemma githago

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Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Type: Agrostemma githago L. Agrostemma githago L., Sp. Pl . (1753) 435. Corn cockle; G. Kornrade; Russ. kukol; Fr. nielle; It. gittaione. Native perhaps in S and Central Europe, W Asia, distributed as a weed especially of ...

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

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

Agrostemma githago Linnaeus (Agrostemma gitthago Retz.; Lychnis githago ( Linnaeus) Scopoli; Lychnis githago Scop.) Europe, North America, Turkey. Erect annual herb, branching stems hairy, slender, narrowly lanceolate erect leaves, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Common Wildflowers of Texas & the Southern Great Plains (2005)

by Joel Ellis Holloway, Amanda Neill

Agrostemma githago Common Corn Cockle SCIENTIFIC NAME: Agrostemma, field garland, from Greek, cxypcx;, agros, field and aTenua, stemma, garland + githago, an old name for this genus, Latin for a plant that takes root. COMMON ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany: a Popular Dictionary of Vegetable Kingdom with which is Incorporated a Glossary of Botanical Terms Edited by John Lindley and Thomas Moore (1870)

Part 1

The Corn Cockle, Agrostemma Githago. GITHAGO. The name of one of the groups included in Lychm's, and represented by the Agrostemma Githago of Lin1 pressed. The species are Brazilian shrubs is coarse-grained, very hard, ...

Google previewCompanion to the British and American Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeias Arranged in the Form of a Dictionary (1890)

by Lawrence T. Ashwell

Agrostemma Githago. (Ad.) Syn. Lychnis Githago. N.O. Caryophyllacese. Corn Cockle. A common weed, indigenous to Europe. Am.H.P. — The ripe, dried seeds, are finely powdered and weighed. Proceed as Class IV. AILANTUS. ( Ailantus ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

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

AGRostEMMA GITHAGo. This plant has been also called Nigellastrum, Pseudo melanthium, Lychnis segetum major, Githago, Nigella officinarum, and Lychnoides segetum. The corncockle. It has no particular virtues, and has fallen into disuse ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany; a Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom (1870)

by John Lindley, Thomas Moore

The Corn Cockle, Agrostemma Githago. GITHAGINEUS. Greenish-red. GITHAGO. The name of one of the groups included in Lyclmis, and represented by the Agrostemma. Githago of Lin_ _._~ ' naeus.

Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

made with stalks, leaves, and flowers of corn cockle ( Agrostemma githago). 1527 BraunDist Q2ra: Water of zizania..Zysania in Latin, and groweth in the rye, whete and in other sedes and hath small purple flowres.

Google previewLexicon Medicum: or, Medical Dictionary ... Fourth edition (1839)

by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant

See Agrostemma githago. NIGELLA SATIVA. The systematic name of the devil in a bush. Fennel-flower. Lletantliium. Mclasperntttm.

Google previewDictionary of Plant Lore (2007)

by D.C. Watts

CORN COCKLE (Agrostemma githago) A cornfield pest at one time, largely eradicated now, and becoming increasingly scarce. Pest, because the seeds contain a poisonous element that has caused the death of domestic animals when ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Sow seeds in early spring while light frost is still possible, several weeks before the last spring frost date, or in late summer or fall in drifts outdoors where the plants are to Agrostemma githago l6 Agastache grow. Germination takes 2 to 3 ...

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