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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 Ancile
  2. Alisma Dubium
  3. Alisma Flavum
  4. Alisma geyeri
  5. Alisma natans
  6. Alisma Repens
  7. Alisma Roseum
  8. Alisma Aphylla
  9. Alisma Lappula
  10. Alisma Validum
  11. Alisma Virgata
  12. Alisma Alpestre
  13. Alisma Apetalum
  14. Alisma Berteroi
  15. Alisma brevipes
  16. Alisma Kotschyi
  17. Alisma Loeselii
  18. Alisma Montanum
  19. Alisma Odoratum
  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 previewWater and Wetland Plants of the Prairie Provinces (2003)

by Heinjo Lahring, University of Regina. Canadian Plains Research Center

Mud Plantain, Mad-dog Weed, Native common Devil-spoons, Great Thrumwort _ Hardiness Zone: O Alisma is the Greek name of a water plant (derivation uncertain). The pjowering Season: Summer species epithet, trivia/e, means ordinary.

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 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, or in a moist situation, and any quantity may be raised from seeds; the roots of A. Plantago are said to be ...

Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

ALISMA is a genus of water plants belonging to the Alismaceae ; the species will only thrive inwater, or in a moist situation, and any quantity may be raised' from seeds; the roots of A. Plantago are said to be a remedy for the hydrophobia.

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 Modern Cemetery (1905)

Alisma is a genus of 10 species in four sections. They are aquatic and marsh plants, distributed over Europe, temperate and tropical Asia, tropical Africa, North and South America, and Australia. The "greater water plaintain" is widely ...

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 previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

Alisma damasonium, or star-headed water plantain : leaves cordate-oblong, flowers (ix-pointalled, capsules awl-shaped. Jt is a native of France, England, and Siberia ; and is found in standing waters, which are not very deep ; but is by no ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Alisma L .

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

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

Alisma lanceolatum With. (Alisma plantago-aquatica var. lanceolatum (With.) Lej. ) North America, India, Europe. Scapigerous, bisexual trimerous flowers See An Arrangement ofBritish Plants, Third Edition 2: 362. 1796, Flore des Environs de ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

ALISMA, or Water Plantain : A genus of the polygynia order, belonging to the hexandria class of plants ; and in the natural method ranking under the j th order, Tetrapetaloideae. The characters are : The calyx is a three leaved perian- thium ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

Alismorkis Thouars Orchidaceae Origins: Greek alisma "water plantain" plus orchis "orchid," an allusion to the habitat. Alipsea Hoffmanns. Orchidaceae Origins: Perhaps from the Greek aleipho, alipho "to anoint, polish," or derived from Liparis; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by George Watt

The Alisma and Sagittaria. Chemical Composition. — " According to Villiers, Alhagi Manna, after being boiled with animal charcoal and evaporated to a syrup, crystallized after some months in small brilliant crystals, which, on crystallization ...

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 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 previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)

by John Wilkes

Alisma plantago, or great water plantain: leaves ovate, acute; capsules obtusely triangular.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

| ALISMA, in the Lianean system, is a genus of plants; Class 6 ' Hexandria, Order 5 Polygynia.

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Scrabble value of A1L1I1S1M3A1

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