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Definition of the noun ajuga chamaepitys
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- low-growing annual with yellow flowers dotted red; faintly aromatic of pine resin; Europe, British Isles and North Africa
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by H. V. SWERINGEN
AJUGA CHAMAEPITYS. (Ground Pine, Chamaepitys.) A species of Ajuga, the leaves of which are said to be stimulant, diuretic, and aperient; they bear some resemblance to those of the pine in shape, have a strong resinous odor and a bitter taste. They yield by distillation a small portion of volatile oil similar to that of turpentine. Ajuga reptems, or Common Bugle, and Ajnga pyramidalis have also been used ...
by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw
Apios; -pine, Ajuga Chamaepitys Schreb., (Am.) Lycopodium dendroideum Michx. ; -pink (Am.), Phlox subulata L. Groundsel, Senecio vulgaris L. ; -tree (Am.), Baccharis. Growth, permanent change of form ; for special cases see Albizzia, Bamboos, Dendrocalamus, Dracaena, Eucalyptus, Sequoia. Grubbla Berg. Grubbiaceae. 3 S. Afr. Woody pi. with opp. leathery ...
An Encyclopaedia of Gardening, Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture and Landscape-gardening, Including... a General History of Gardening in All Countries (1822)
by John Claudius Loudon
pine, ajuga chamaepitys. Groundsel, — see Senecio. Groundsel tree, baccharis halmifolia.
The Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1847)
by John Marius Wilson
—The ground pine species, Ajuga chamaepitys, is an annual weed ...
by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas
Ajuga chamaepitys. The leaves, which bear some resemblance to those of pine, are stimulant, diuretic, and aperient. GROUSEBERRY. See Gaultheria. GROWTH. The gradual increase of animal and vegetable bodies, especially in height.
Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
[Ajuga chamaepitys.] 2 a North American clubmoss with small shiny leaves. [Lycopodium obscurum and related species.] ground rent n. Brit. rent paid under the ...
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