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  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 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, bundle." Preptanthe. Reichb.f. Orchidaceae. Origins: Greek preptos " distinguished, eminent" and anthos "flower," prepo "to strike the senses, to catch the eye, to be manifest," alluding to the flowers. 2164 Prepusa Martius Gentianaceae Prepusa ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

Aizoaceae. Acaulon. N.E.. Br. Aizoaceae. Origins: From the Greek a "not, without" and kaulos "stalk." Acca. O. Berg. Myrtaceae. Origins: A Peruvian/South American vernacular name; see Jaroslav Soukup, S.D.B., Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. Lima 1970. Species/ Vernacular Names: A. lanuginosa (Ruiz & Pav. ex G. Don) McVaugh (Acca ...

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 in S. Africa. Hottentot figs (Carpobrotus) of S. Africa are often cultivated as ornamentals, and have edible fruits. There are about 115 genera and 2410 species.

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 ...

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 States. Ice plant grows in California, from Eureka south into Baja California, and in Florida. Crystalline ice plant is in California, Arizona, and Pennsylvania. Description. Ice plant: Ice plant is a large, creeping, mat- forming perennial herb, which is ...

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, 4- or 5-merous, with tepals forming a perianth that is green on the outside and green, white, yellow, or pink inside, with 4 to many stamens, 2–20 carpels fused into an ovary with 1–10 locules, each with 1 ovule. There is a hypanthium. The fruit is ...

Google previewChemical Dictionary of Economic Plants (2001)

by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter

(Aizoaceae). 657 Hallucinogen. Contains the 145.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Mesembryanthemum Africangenusof succulentplants in family Aizoaceae; includes M. crystallinum, M. nodiflorum; toxin issoluble oxalates characterized by occurrence ofnephrosis,urolithiasis; calledalso mesems, pigface , ice plants. mesemssee Mesembryanthemum. mesencephalic aqueduct [mez-en ′′s -fal′ik] constricted portion of the lumenof the neuraltube in the midbrain. mesencephalitis [mez′′en-sef′′-li′tis]inflammation of the mesencephalon, or midbrain.

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; ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Mollugo nudicaulis ( Aizoaceae). For description see Ataro. Otati, Pluchea dioscoridis (Asteraceae or Compositae).

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 of epiphytism. Although CAM is a very effective adaptation to stresses associated with epiphytism (see Table 2), both CAM and epiphytism evolved independently several times in the three subfamilies of Bromeliaceae (Figure 6), the hypothetical ...

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 reason why so few are being grown commercially and why they are not found more frequently in gardens. The hornbeams (Carpinus) are mostly under ...

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