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Definition of the noun alisma
What does alisma mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- alisma: alismas
- Alisma: -
- small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plants
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Alisma: genus Alisma
- more generic terms: liliopsid genus / monocot genus = genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
- member of: Alismataceae / family Alismataceae / water-plantain family = perennial or annual aquatic or marsh plants
- member: Alisma plantago-aquatica / water plantain = marsh plant having clusters of small white or pinkish flowers and broad pointed or rounded leaves
Phrases with Alisma
- Alisma Ancile
- Alisma Dubium
- Alisma Flavum
- Alisma geyeri
- Alisma natans
- Alisma Repens
- Alisma Roseum
- Alisma Aphylla
- Alisma Lappula
- Alisma Validum
- Alisma Virgata
- Alisma Alpestre
- Alisma Apetalum
- Alisma Berteroi
- Alisma brevipes
- Alisma Kotschyi
- Alisma Loeselii
- Alisma Montanum
- Alisma Odoratum
- genus alisma
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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 ...
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.
A Translation of the Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing by Shouzhong Yang
' : Alisma is an important medicinal ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
The 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 ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
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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 ...
Encyclopaedia 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 ...
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; ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji
The Alisma and Sagittaria. FODDER. (Camel.)...
Encyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)
by John Wilkes
Alisma plantago, or great water plantain: leaves ovate, acute; capsules obtusely triangular.
by George Crabb
| ALISMA, in the Lianean system, is a genus of plants; Class 6 ' Hexandria, Order 5 Polygynia.
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