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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 Ovata
- alnus rubra
- Alnus Alpina
- alnus crispa
- alnus incana
- Alnus Jackii
- Alnus Pumila
- Alnus Repens
- alnus rugosa
- Alnus cordata
- Alnus Nagurae
- Alnus Oregana
- Alnus oregona
- Alnus pendula
- Alnus sinuata
- Alnus Tristis
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A glossary of North Country words, with their ethymology, and affinity to other languages ... (1846)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Alkaloidal Clinic (1900)
' Some claim alnus is a good drug in passive hemorrhage, but the ...
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.
by Romeyn Beck Hough
Alnus is the ancient Latin name of the Alder. KEY TO THE SPECIES. Leaves oblong, lustrous bright green above: aments expanding in autumn.
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 ...
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 ...
Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner
Alnus acuminata Kunth Betulaceae SC SE North America (SMexico to Panama) NW MWMC SC South America (Colombiato N Argentina) L D hel hygmes sili acid dr ...
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.
(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 ...
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 ...
by John Henry Clarke
Alnus. Alnus rubra, Tag ...
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 ...
ALNUS dioica. bluik; in Ladak, skodse. A. sp. — vern. Jhelum, khan; Spiti, phundu. A. sp — vern. kitir in the Ravi Valley, and kosse gokpa in Ladak. Stewart also says that an unknown species is exported from Lahoul to Kullii, to be eaten as a ...
by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)
BETULA, the Birch-tree; comprehending also the Alnus, or Alder-tree. This genus comprehends feveral species of hardy deciduous forest-trees, useful for pur-- poses in gardening, and as underwood and timber-trees for many oeconomical ...
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