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Definition of the noun aizoaceae

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noun - plural: -

  1. succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds

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Google previewFloral Diagrams (2010)

An Aid to Understanding Flower Morphology and Evolution by Louis P. Ronse De Craene

2–5 Aizoaceae is a large family with about five subfamilies. Flowers are often tetramerous with sepals in a decussate arrangement, or pentamerous with a ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

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

Aizoaceae. Origins: Greek prenes "prone, prostrate, with face downward, bent forward," alluding to the habit. Preposdesma. N.E.. Br. Aizoaceae. Origins: Greek prepo "to be clearly seen" and desmis, desmos "a bond, band, ...

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

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

Aizoaceae Derived from Latin sedum, or perhaps from the Latin Sesuvii, orum (Essui, orum), a Gallic tribe, west of the Seine; see The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica in Three Parts 206. 1756, C. Linnaeus ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary (1998)

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

anatomicum (Aizoaceae). Narcotic, cocaine-like stimulant. Sceletium leaves are chewed by Namaqualand bushmen and fermented to form a narcotic, stimulant drug ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Aizoaceae. A family of *herbs or low shrubs that have fleshy, undivided leaves and showy flowers which are regular and have many petals. The plants occur in temperate southern continents including Australia, but the family is most developed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

Also known as: Common ice plant, ice plant Scientific name: Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Synonyms: Cryophytum crystallinum Family: Stone Plant (Aizoaceae) Native Range. Coastal areas of southwest Africa. Distribution in the United ...

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

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Aizoaceae (1). 1 Brazil. Globba L. Zingiberaceae (1). 80 Indomal. There is a short K; above this is the C tube, from the end of which spring 3 petals, a large labellum and 2 stds., also the slightly petaloid fertile sta., projecting beyond which is the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Aizoaceae (order Caryophyllales) A family of succulent plants, ranging from herbs to perennial woody shrubs, that have entire, opposite or alternate leaves, usually small and sometimes tiny and imbricate. Flowers are actinomorphic, bisexual, ...

Google previewChemical Dictionary of Economic Plants (2001)

by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter


Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

O Kuntze Aizoaceae Tender shoot and leaf Carrot family Chervil Anthriscus cerefolium (L.) Hoffm Apiaceae Leaf Celery Apium graveolens L. var. dulce (Mill.) Pers Petiole leaf Celeriac Apium graveolens L. var. rapaceum (Mill.) Gaud. Root ...

Google previewDictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM (2007)

by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro

Dicots; Acanthaceae Dicots; Aizoaceae Dicots; Amaranthaceae Dicots; Anacardiaceae Dicots; Annonaceae Dicots; Apocynaceae Dicots; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

Aizoaceae and Cactaceae, share the same lineage. On the scale of plant families, in the Bromeliaceae H. Griffiths and J.A.C. Smith present the case that CAM evolution is related to the evolution ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Mollugo nudicaulis (Aizoaceae). For description see Ataro. Otati, Pluchea dioscoridis (Asteraceae or Compositae). A shrub, about 2 m. high. Leaves sessile or ...

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

CARPETWEED FAMILY = Aizoaceae CARPINUS (kar-PY-nus). The hornbeams and the hop hornbeams are bushy, slow-growing, alternate-leaved trees. They are very difficult to move and must always be moved with a ball, probably the ...

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Small photo of Delosperma cooperi, Aizoaceae, known as Trailing Iceplant or Pink CarpetSmall photo of Fenestraria rhopalophylla, Aizoaceae, South AfricaSmall photo of Beautiful purple and white flowering aizoaceae plantSmall photo of Aizoaceae (the fig-marigold family or ice plant family)Small photo of Ice plant "Mesembryanthemum crystallinum", ficoide glaciale, Aizoaceae succulent plant, Dorotheanthus bellidiformis plantSmall photo of Ice plant "Mesembryanthemum crystallinum", ficoide glaciale, Aizoaceae succulent plant, Dorotheanthus bellidiformis plantSmall photo of Aizoaceae, alien flowers in Turkey, macro photo More...

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