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Definition of the noun larrea

What does larrea mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. xerophytic evergreen shrubs; South America to southwestern United States


Larrea a.k.a. Larrea, Álava: Larrea is a village located in the municipality of Barrundia in the province of Álava, in the Basque Autonomous Community, northern Spain. It had 79 inhabitants in 2004.


Larrea is a fictional character in the 2003 film Life Marks.

Phrases with Larrea

Phrases starting with the word Larrea:

  1. Larrea Arida
  2. Larrea glauca
  3. Larrea Parryi
  4. Larrea Humilis
  5. Larrea Jamesii
  6. Larrea Montana
  7. Larrea Villosa
  8. Larrea Viscosa
  9. Larrea Gladiata
  10. Larrea Gracilis
  11. Larrea mexicana
  12. Larrea Oxycarpa
  13. Larrea Potosina
  14. Larrea Pueblana
  15. Larrea Texensis
  16. Larrea Watsonii
  17. Larrea wootonii
  18. Larrea Canescens

Phrases ending with the word Larrea:

  1. genus larrea
  2. Anthrax larrea

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Google previewEnvironmental Effects of Off-Road Vehicles (2012)

Impacts and Management in Arid Regions by R. H. Webb, H. G. Wilshire

Larrea is a largely unpalatable to browsers, but the seeds are a preferred food of the kangaroo rat. Optimum germination temperature is 23°C (15 to 25°C) ( Barbour, 1968) suggesting that it should be planted in the early spring if moisture is ...

Google previewFood & Wine Annual Cookbook 2016 (2016)

by Dana Cowin

ALEX LARREA is the chef at Experimental Beach Ibiza on the Spanish island of Ibiza. MIKE LATA is the chef and co-owner of FIG and The Ordinary, both in Charleston, South Carolina. CHRISTINA LECKI is a chef at The Breslin in New York ...

Google previewApplied Social Science Research in a Regional Knowledge System (2016)

Balancing validity, meaning and convenience by Hans Christian Garmann Johnsen, Elisabet S. Hauge, May-Linda Magnussen, Richard Ennals

Miren Larrea is a senior researcher at Orkestra-Basque Institute of Competitiveness, Spain, and Lecturer at the University of Deusto, Spain. May- Linda Magnussen, PhD, is Senior Researcher at Agder Research(*), Norway and post doc at the ...

Google previewPerspectives in Biophysical Plant Ecophysiology (2009)

A Tribute to Park S. Nobel by Erick De La Barrera, William K. Smith

4 Although Larrea is a useful model for shrub responses to elevated CO2 — especially in the Mojave Desert which is dominated by the shrub growth form— other shrub species can exhibit contrasting responses of gs to elevated CO2.

Google previewSoils of arid regions (2011)

Larrea is the dominant drought-tolerant shrub on upland sites where coarse- textured calcareous soils occur. Prosopis provides the principal shrub cover on sandy sites. SOILS Arid North America consists mainly of Aridisols and Mollisols ...

Google previewMiscellaneous Publication (1932)

Larrea is an older generic name than Covillea but is a homonym and hence untenable. The proper specific name for creosote bush depends on the concept of the individual author, but C. glutinosa and C. mexiccma appear to be synonyms of ...

Google previewImportant Western Browse Plants (1931)

by William Adams Dayton

Larrea is an older generic name than Covillea but is a homonym and hence untenable. The proper specific name for creosote bush depends on the concept of the individual author, but C. glutinosa and C. mexiccma appear to be synonyms of ...

Google previewBalancing Wealth and Health (2014)

by Rochelle Dreyfuss, César Rodríguez-Garavito

nominated Salomón Larrea as the Ministry of Agriculture. Larrea is a banana producer himself who had previously worked as manager of the Noboa Banana Exporting Company and as representative 206 Tatiana Andia .

Google previewA Dictionary of Common Wildflowers of Texas & the Southern Great Plains (2005)

by Joel Ellis Holloway, Amanda Neill

Larrea tridentata Creosote Bush SCIENTIFIC NAME: Larrea, for Juan Antonio de Larrea (fl. 1810), a Spanish patron of science + tridentata, Latin for three teeth, for the leaves. COMMON NAME: Creosote Bush , ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Source: Larrea tridentata (Sessé & Moç. ex DC) Coville (Family Zygophyllaceae). Common/vernacular names: Chaparral, creosote bush, gobernadora, greasewood, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (2017)

by Michael A. Mares

Larrea is used as an emetic, antiseptic, expectorant, and pain reliever and in the treatment of venereal disease, tuberculosis, sores and wounds, and cancer. Extracts are currently being investigated for potential uses against AIDS. Creosote ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen

See Medical graphology GRAS Generally regarded as safe, see there grass Marijuana, see there, Cannabis sativa greasewood Chaparral, see there, Larrea tridentata, Larrea tridentata great burdock Burdock, see there, Arctium lappa great ...

Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

Larrea [Nordihydroguaiaretic acid] Larrea tridentata [ Nordihydroguaiaretic acid] Lasioderma serricorne [Serricornin, Serricorole] Lasius [Pheromones]...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mind Enhancing Foods, Drugs and Nutritional Substances, 2d ed. (2015)

by David W. Group

lamb lambmint Lambarene Lamictal lamotrigine Lancashire cheese Landes pine bark Landrina lanicemine Larodopa Larrea divaricata Larrea tridentate Larreastat Latrepirdine Latua pubiflora Latua venenosa latue latuy laughing mushroom ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1814)

Larrea divaricata, or spreading-lobed larrea: leaves fimple, with two deep ...

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

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Larrea Cav. Zygophyllaceae. 4 subtrop. Am. Xerophytes. L. mexi- cana Moric. ( Mexico, &c. ) is the creosote plant, which forms a dense scrub-veg. and binds the drifting sand together. Its strong smell prevents it from being eaten by animals.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1814)

by John Wilkes

Larrea divaricata, or spreading-lobed larrea: leaves simple, with two deep spreading lobes; fruit hairy. Found with the former, flowering at the same season. The stem is six feet high, with much of the habit' of the foregoing; but the leaves are ...

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Small photo of Ambato, Tungurahua / Ecuador - December 17 2016: Monument to Luis "crazy" Larrea. Among his many merits, Larrea is remembered for being three times champion of the Return to the Republic of EcuadorSmall photo of Larrea population under mountains and mist More...

Scrabble value of L1A1R1R1E1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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