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Definition of the noun alnus
What does alnus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Alnus: genus Alnus
- more generic term: hamamelid dicot genus = genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
- member of: Betulaceae / birch family / family Betulaceae = monoecious trees and shrubs
- alder tree / alder = north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit
- European black alder / Alnus glutinosa / Alnus vulgaris / common alder = medium-sized tree with brown-black bark and woody fruiting catkins
- Alnus incana / gray alder / grey alder = native to Europe but introduced in America
- Alnus maritima / seaside alder = shrub or small tree of southeastern United States having soft light brown wood
- Alnus rhombifolia / mountain alder / white alder = tree of western United States
- Oregon alder / Alnus rubra / red alder = large tree of Pacific coast of North America having hard red wood much used for furniture
- speckled alder / Alnus rugosa = common shrub of Canada and northeastern United States having shoots scattered with rust-colored down
- Alnus serrulata / smooth alder / hazel alder = common shrub of the eastern United States with smooth bark
- Alnus veridis / green alder = shrub of mountainous areas of Europe
- Alnus veridis crispa / Alnus crispa / green alder = North American shrub with light green leaves and winged nuts
Phrases with Alnus
Phrases starting with the word Alnus:
- Alnus Nana
- Alnus alnus
- Alnus Aurea
- Alnus Ovata
- alnus rubra
- Alnus Alpina
- alnus crispa
- Alnus Glauca
- alnus incana
- Alnus Jackii
- Alnus Mollis
- Alnus Pumila
- Alnus Repens
- alnus rugosa
- Alnus cordata
- Alnus Nagurae
- Alnus Oregana
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A glossary of North Country words, with their ethymology, and affinity to other languages ... (1846)
by John Trotter Brockett
The alnus is the water tree ; and al-dur pleonastically signifies the same. Al would seem to be an older term than dur. Alnus is the name of a river in Scythia. Mart, vii., 29. Always, however, nevertheless.
California Riparian Systems (1984)
Ecology, Conservation, and Productive Management by Richard E. Warner, Kathleen M. Hendrix
Alnus (Alder) Alnus is a morphologically homogeneous genus of 35 species of deciduous trees and shrubs of the Northern Hemisphere and the Andes, and it has monoecious, anemophilous catkins and nutlets which vary among species in ...
Foods, Fungi, Medicinal Herbs, Plants, and Venomous Animals by Donald G. Barceloux
Frangula alnus is a shrubby tree native to Europe, western Asia, and North Africa that also occurs in the eastern United States as a non-native plant species. Rhamnus cathartica is indigenous to Europe and Asia, but this species also occurs in ...
Alkaloidal Clinic (1900)
' Some claim alnus is a good drug in passive hemorrhage, ...
Central Beauty (2008)
Wildflowers and Flowering Shrubs of the Southern Interior of British Columbia by Neil L. Jennings
Alnus is the classical Latin name for the genus. The species name, crispa, is derived from Latin and means "curled" or "wavy," a reference to the leaf margins of the species. Somewhat redundantly, the subspecies name, sinuata., also means ...
Evolution and Ecology (1997)
The Pace of Life by K. D. Bennett
Alnus is an abundant pollen producer, and thus has greater prominence in the pollen record than its probable representation on the ground. The high plain of Bogota is at an altitude of about 2500 m, within the present-day Andean forest zone, ...
by Lawrence R. Walker, Roger del Moral
shrub, Alnus is a closed—canopy shrub and Picea is a tall tree at maturity. Shade toler— ance is therefore linked in this example to mature plant size. But shade inhibits as well as facilitates, depending on the optimal light 212 - 6 Species ...
The Eclectic Medical Journal (1882)
Alnus is a remedy which, like other remedies, has a specific influence upon special tissues and organs of the body both in health and disease, and the subject of our inquiries is, what are these effects, and how are the tissues influenced by the ...
King's American Dispensatory (1905)
by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd
Alnus is an important drug in indigestion and dyspepsia, when resulting ...
ALNUS is the botanical name for the genus of alder trees, which comprises many useful species. The common alder, called the alnus glutinosa, is an inhabitant of swamps and meadows in all parts of Europe, the north of Africa and Asia, and ...
Forest Trees by Chittaranjan Kole
Nonetheless, the genus Alnus is a well-defined group, easily clustered by morphological similarities and separated from the Chapter 1: Alnus.
Alnus and Salix, with some Quercus and Betula, form the local species; of these, Alnus is the most abundant bordering the lake, hence its extremely high leaf count from the delta traps. Salix, by comparison, is underrepresented in the traps, ...
Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology by M.M. Grandtner, Julien Chevrette
Betulaceae Alnaster Spach Alnobetula Schur Alnus Ehrh. Betula-alnus Marshall Clethropsis Spach Cremastogyne (H.J.P.Winkl.) Czerep. Duschekia Opiz Semidopsis Zumagl. alder aulne; aune (Canada) abedul, aile (Mexico); aliso ( Colombia ...
(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Alnus jorullensis H.B.K., Nov. gen. sp. 2 (1817) 20. Alum, jaue (Costa Rica); aliso montano, aliso del cerro, aliso del rio (Argentinia); palo de lama (Guatemala). Mexico; South America: Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina. Cultivated ...
by John Henry Clarke
Alnus. Alnus rubra, Tag Alder ...
Encyclopedia of Evolution (2009)
by Stanley A. Rice
Plant group Fagaceae: Fagus Fagaceae: Castanea Fagaceae: Quercus Section Lobatae Section Quercus Section Cerris Ulmaceae: Ulmus Betulaceae: Betula Betulaceae: Alnus Section Alnus Section Clethropsis Salicaceae: Salix ...
The Gardeners Dictionary (1754)
Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit, and Pleasure Gardens; as Also Those which are Used in Medicine. With Directions for the Culture of Vineyards, and Making of Wine in England. In which Likewise are Included the Practical Parts of Husbandry by Philip Miller
Alnus rotundifolia glutinofa •uiridis. C. B. The common or round-leav'd Alder. 2. Alnus folio oblongo viridi. C. B, The long-leav'd Alder. 3. Alnus <vulgaris, sub conis 11- gulis mtmbranaceis rubris donata. Raii Syn. Ed. 3. The scarlet Alder. 4.
However, tree fallows containing Alnus acuminata (alnus), Calliandra calothyrsus (calliandra), Sesbania sesban (sesbania), or a mixture of all three species planted on the upper part of the terrace produce a range of tree-based products and ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
The gray or white alder (Alnus incana), a native of many parts of continental Europe, especially of the Alps, and also of North America and of Kmntehatka, but not of Great Britain, differs from the common alder in having acute leaves, downy ...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
common alder, Alnus glutinosa common alder, black alder; [Alnus glutinosa] a European hardwood with light, soft, pale brown timber; used for joinery and plywood. grey alder, white alder (Am ); ...
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