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Definition of the noun aizoaceae
What does aizoaceae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Tetragoniaceae
- synonyms of Aizoaceae: carpetweed family / family Aizoaceae / family Tetragoniaceae
- more generic term: caryophylloid dicot family = family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
- member of: Caryophyllales / Chenopodiales / order Caryophyllales / order-Chenopodiales = corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
- genus Carpobrotus / Carpobrotus = a caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus
- genus Dorotheanthus / Dorotheanthus = a caryophyllaceous genus of Dorotheanthus
- genus Lithops = genus of stemless South African succulents
- genus Mesembryanthemum / Mesembryanthemum = South African annual or biennial plants having flowers that open only in bright sunlight
- genus Molluga / Molluga = carpetweeds
- genus Pleiospilos / Pleiospilos = perennial succulents of South Africa
- genus Tetragonia / Tetragonia = New Zealand spinach
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aizoaceae
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Floral 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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Phytochemical 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter
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 ...
by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro
Dicots; Acanthaceae Dicots; Aizoaceae Dicots; Amaranthaceae Dicots; Anacardiaceae Dicots; Annonaceae Dicots; Apocynaceae Dicots; ...
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 ...
Luo 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 ...
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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- Tetragonia ovata, Aizoaceae
A species of the Chilean coast known as Escarcha, from the Iceplant Family.
Photo credit: Dick Culbert
- Caprobrotus edulis (Aizoaceae)
South Africa. Bontebok National Park.
Photo credit: yakovlev.alexey
- Trichodiadema setuliferum (Aizoaceae)
South Africa, Karoo National Park.
Photo credit: yakovlev.alexey
- Aloinopsis schooneesii Aizoaceae
Photo credit: Succulentisima
- Aizoaceae - Mesembryanthemum sp.
Photo credit: Ettore Balocchi
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