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Ammobium

Definition of the noun ammobium

What does ammobium mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. any plant of the genus Ammobium having yellow flowers and silvery foliage
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic word: flower = a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
    • more specific terms: winged everlasting / Ammobium alatum = Australian plant widely cultivated for its beautiful silvery-white blooms with bright yellow centers on long winged stems
    • member of: genus Ammobium = small genus of Australian herbs grown for their flowers

Phrases with Ammobium

  1. ammobium alatum
  2. genus ammobium

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ammobium

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Google previewTransactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (1881)

by Wisconsin State Horticultural Society

The Ammobium is a coarse, weedy looking plant, but the pretty white flowers are produced in abundance, especially if the soil is rich...

Google previewAnnual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (1881)

by Wisconsin State Horticultural Society

The Ammobium is a coarse, weedy looking plant, but the pretty white flowers are produced in abundance, especially if the soil is rich...

Google previewAnnual Report of the Secretary of the State Pomological Society of Michigan (1876)

by State Pomological Society of Michigan

Ammobium is a small but very pretty little flower, pure white, and therefore very useful in making up. The plant, which grows about eighteen inches, is stiff and angular in appearance. This is one of the hardiest of the everlastings. Some florists ...

Google previewAnnual Report of the Secretary of the State Horticultural Society of Michigan (1876)

by Michigan State Horticultural Society

Ammobium is a small but very pretty little flower, pure white, and therefore very useful in making up. The plant, which grows about eighteen inches," is stiff rq and angular in appearance. This is one of the hardiest ' of the everlastings.

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

by Robert SWEET

AMMOBIUM is a New Holland genus, belonging to Compositae, which thrives well in a light sandy ...

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

AMMOBIUM is a New Holland genus, belonging to Composites, which thrives well in a light sandy ...

Google previewAmerican Gardening (1887)

The ammobium is a plant that can be easily grown in a deep, modately rich garden soil having a sunny situation, and, as the flowers are not showy, it is best to place it in the mixed border. If necessary, support the flower stalks by means of neat ...

Google previewThe American Garden (1885)

A Monthly Illustrated Journal Devoted to Garden Art

The ammobium is a plant that can be easily grown in a deep, modately rich garden soil having a sunny situation, and, as the flowers are not showy, it is best to place it in the mixed border. If necessary, support the flower stalks by means of neat ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Ammobium. Class 19. 1. Syngenesia JEqualis. Nat. Ord. Composite. The Characters are, — Involucrum, imbricated, colored, radient; anthers with two bristles at the base; chaffs of receptacle distinct ; pappus a toothed edge.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

English: tooth-pick, pick-tooth Arabic: khilla baladi, noukha, nounkha, khelal, khell, khilla Ammobium R. Br. Asteraceae Origins: Greek ammos "sand" and bio " to live," referring to the native or preferred habitat; see Curtis 's Botanical Magazine.

Google previewSteer's Gardening Encyclopaedia (2007)

by William H Steer

Ammobium Grandiflorium 19 Androsace AMMOBIUM GRANDIFLORIUM.

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2008)

The Indispensable Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis

Ammobium alatum (winged everlasting): round; white Celosia cristata ( cockscomb): round, linear; yellow, pink, red Gomphrena globosa (globe amaranth): round; white, pink, red, magenta Helichrysum bracteatum (strawf lower): round; white, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

amittere, lose, Ammobium (a-mö'bi-um), n. [NL., (Gr. Autor, # £und' £ £ £ let go, send away, ( a for ab, from (see ab-), + sand, + Bloc, life.] Asmall genus of composite ostegal rays, the development of a sublingual bone between the rami of the ...

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

AMMOBIUM (am-O-bium) alatum 3' annual Winged Everlasting Actually a tender perennial, this is usually grown as an annual for its winged branches and white everlasting flower heads, 2 in. across, each with a yellow center. The alternate ...

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

Spanish looth-pick, Tooth-pick Bishop's-weed Ammobium alatum. Winged Everlasting, Winged- stalked ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Everlasting, Achyrachaena, Ammobium, Antennaria, Gnaphalium, Helkhrysum, Helipterum; -grass (Am.), Eriochloa; mountain-, Antennaria ; -pea (Am.), Lathyrus. Eversmannia Bunge. Leguminosae (ill. 7). 1 Persia. Evodla Forst. Rutaceae (1).

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

Ammobium R. Br. Compositae (iv). 2 sp. New S . Wales.

Google previewThe new gardener's dictionary; or, Catalogue of all the really good flowers, fruits, trees, and shrubs, cultivated in Great Britain (1849)

by R W. Plant

AMMOBIUM (R. Brown.) Nat. Order Composite. Pretty annuals of hardy character from New Holland, producing white everlasting flowers; may be sown in the open border, in almost any situation, between the middle of March and end of May.

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening: T to Z, and Supplement (1889)

by George Nicholson

Ammobium, R. Brown. Ammodendron, Fischer. Amomum, Linumus. Amorplm, Linnaeus. Amorphophallus, Blume. Ampelopsis, Michaux. Amphicarpaaa, Elliott. Amphicome, Boyle. Amphilophium, Kunth. Amsonia, Walter. Amygdulus, Linnmus .

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Gardening (1847)

by George William Johnson, David Landreth

AMMOBIUM. Two species. Halfhardy herbaceous. Cuttings. Peat and sand. AMMOCHARIS. Brunsvigia. AMMYRSINE. Two species. Hardy evergreen shrubs . Layers. Sand and peat. AMOMUM. Thirteen species. Stove herbaceous perennials.

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1889)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

Ammobium, R. Brown. Ammodendron, Fischer. Amomum, Linnaeus. Amorphu, Linnaeus. Amorphophallus, Blume. Ampelopsis, Michuux. Amphicarpwa, Elliott. Amphicome, Royle. Amphilophium, Kunth. Amsoniu, \Vulter. Amygdulus, Linnaeus ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

Ammobium alatum Winged everlasting Anaphalis, about 35 species Cottonweed; Cudweed; Everlasting; Indian posey; Ladies' tobacco; Largeflowered everlasting; Lifeeverlasting; Pearly everlasting Antennaria, variously estimated to be ...

Google previewThe New York Botanical Garden Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horticulture (1982)

by Thomas H. Everett

winged everlasting (Ammobium alatum), and winged-pea (Lotus tetragonolobus). WINGNUT. See Pterocarya. WINTER.

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Ammobium am-MOE-bee-um. Aster family, Asteraceae. The botanical name of this genus of Australian perennials says much about the plants' cultivation: it is derived from the Greek words for "sand," ammos, and "to live," bios. The two or three ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3M3O1B3I1U1M3

The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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