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Definition of the noun alisma

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noun - plural:

  • alisma: alismas
  • Alisma: -

  1. small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plants

Phrases with Alisma

  1. Alisma Major
  2. Alisma Ancile
  3. Alisma Dubium
  4. Alisma Flavum
  5. Alisma geyeri
  6. Alisma Humile
  7. Alisma natans
  8. Alisma Repens
  9. Alisma Roseum
  10. Alisma Aphylla
  11. Alisma Lappula
  12. Alisma Validum
  13. Alisma Virgata
  14. Alisma Alpestre
  15. Alisma Apetalum
  16. Alisma Arcuatum
  17. Alisma Berteroi
  18. Alisma brevipes
  19. Alisma Kotschyi
  20. genus alisma

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Google previewThe Natural Health Dictionary (2011)

Your comprehensive A-to Z guide for healing with herbs, nutrition, supplements, and secret remedies by DR. MAO SHING NI

Because alisma is a rubefacient—a substance that produces redness in the skin —using topically will inflame and sometimes even blister the skin. While alisma is a safe herb, some ingredients can irritate the digestive tract after long use, so be ...

Google previewThe Divine Farmer's Materia Medica (1998)

A Translation of the Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing by Shouzhong Yang

' : Alisma is an important medicinal ...

Google previewAquatic Plants in Britain and Ireland (2014)

by C.D. Preston, J.M. Croft

Starfruit D, alisma is a plant of shallow water or exposed mud in lowland ponds, where it grows on acidic substrates which are disturbed and sparsely vegetated. Many of its British sites were ponds on grazed commons, where fluctuating ...

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

ALISMA is a genus of water plants belonging to the Alismaceae ; the species will only thrive in water, ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ALISMA, or WATER PLANTAIN, so called from its supposed virtue in curing the bite of a sea-hare. It was also supposed to have the wer of breaking the stone in the kidneys.- ..o. class hexandria: NATURAL order, Tetrapetaloideae: cal. athree ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Alisma flava; leaves ovate, acute, peduncles umbellate, capsules globose. It grows in Jamaica, Barbadoes, and several other places in the warm parts of America, in stagnant waters and swampy places; it would be difficult to preserve this ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Alisma plantago (greater water plantain). Eng. Bot. 837- Leaves ovate acute ; Capsules bluntly three- cornered. — This plant possesses the poisonous qualities of the ranunculi, to which order it is naturally allied. The Great Water Plaintain is ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Alisma natans Water, Jamaica. Pontederia azurea Water, Small. Alisma ranunculoides Plantain-Lily. The genus Funhia Blue. Funhia cœrulea (F. ovata) Fortune's. Funhia Fortunei Golden- variegated. Funhia undulata foliis aureo- variegat is ...

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

Alisma, German's leopard's bane ; water plantain. -Alisma mathioli, doria, or groundwort. -Alistelis, muriated ammonia. Jílites, birds. -Alith, gummi assafoetida. -Alitura, nutrition or nourishment; food. -Alkaftal, antimony. -Alkahest, the imaginary ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1901)

An Illustrated Encyclopædia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes by Walter Page Wright

ALISMA. The Water Plantains (01d. Alismaceze) are hardy aquatics, that thrive in baskets of loam sunk into water; propagation is by division and seeds. Plantago was in earlier times recommended by some authorities in cases of hydrophobia.

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller

Alisma Plantago. Great Water Plantain. Lin, spec.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, and Art ... With the derivation and definition of all the terms in general use. Edited by W. T. Brande ... assisted by Joseph Cauvin, etc (1847)

by William Thomas BRANDE

ALISMA'CEAE. (Alisma, from alis, water, in Celtic.) A small natural order of endogenous plants, marked by the presence of numerous distinct carpels in a tripetaloideous flower. They formanear approach to ranunculaceae among exogens.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

The Alisma and Sagittaria. FODDER. (Camel.)...

Google previewThe American Medical Lexicon (1811)

On the Plan of Quincy's Lexicon Physico-medicum, with Many Retrenchments, Additions, and Improvements; Comprising an Explanation of the Etymology and Signification of the Terms Used in Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery, Materia Medica, Chemistry, and the Practice of Physic. Compiled from the Most Approved Authorities by John Quincy

Alisma plantago aquatica. Clematis vitalba. —— flamula. erecta. --- --- Clematis integrifolia, Anemone palmata. pulsatilla. pratensis. — narcissiflora. -- inctnorosa. ranunculoides.

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Scrabble value of A1L1I1S1M3A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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