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Retama

Definition of the noun retama

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noun - plural:

  • retama: retamas
  • Retama: -

  1. small genus of Mediterranean shrubs; often included in genus Genista

Phrases with Retama

  1. Retama Prieta
  2. retama raetam
  3. Retama monosperma
  4. Species Retama Monosperma
  5. genus retama

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Google previewGrasses, Pods, Vines, Weeds (1987)

Decorating with Texas Plants by Quentin Steitz

The retama is an ornamental with lacey and airy branches. The leaves are 12"- 16" with many tiny...

Pod Stage The retama is a colorful tree with vivid greens complemented by brilliant yellow flowers. Borne in clusters, the flowers are hidden ...

Google previewThe Month (1867)

The retama is a round spreading fir-like shrub of a green-tea colour; the animals like it, and it makes splendid bonfires. It bears white blossoms in the summer time with a sweet smell. It is found only at the altitude of a vertical mile; it is ten feet ...

Google previewThe Atlantic islands as resorts of health and pleasure (1878)

by Samuel Green W. Benjamin

The retama is a species of broom peculiar to the Canary Islands ; that of Teneriffe is, again, a distinct kind, found nowhere else, and never there below 6000 feet above the sea. It reminds one alternately of the yew and the cedar, reaching a ...

Google previewTHE MONTH: A MAGAZINE AND REVIEW (1867)

The retama is a round spreading fir-like shrub of a green-tea colour ; the animals like it, and it makes splendid bonfires. It bears white blossoms in the summer time with a sweet smell. It is found only at the altitude of a vertical mile ; it is ten feet ...

Google previewSketches of Buenos Ayres and Chile (1829)

by Samuel Haigh

The Retama is a delightful spot, and very fertile, abounding in all sorts of fruits and vegetables, the country well irrigated with azequias, and planted around with tall poplar trees, which had a most agreeable effect, after the tame and ...

Google previewSketches of Buenos Ayres, Chile, and Peru (1831)

by Samuel Haigh

The Retama is a delightful spot, and very fertile, abounding in all sorts of fruits and vegetables, the country well irrigated with azequias, and planted around with tall poplar trees, which had a most agreeable effect, after the tame and ...

Google previewPlants of the Texas Coastal Bend (2009)

by Roy L. Lehman, Ruth O'Brien, Tammy White

Plants scarcely woody unless near base: herbs and subshrubs 3 In the second couplet, choose Key B because retama is a woody tree. The parenthetical number (1) shows that the number 1 couplet was used to arrive at that choice. • Turn to ...

Google previewA Field Guide to Texas Trees (1999)

by Benny J. Simpson

Retama is a graceful, airy tree, up to 40 feet tall, that casts only dappled shade because of the long, thin leaves. It grows along the Rio Grande ...

Google previewBrush and Weeds of Texas Rangelands (2008)

by Charles R. Hart, Barron Rector, C. Wayne Hanselka

Retama is a green- barked shrub or small tree in the Legume family. It grows 10 to 15 feet tall and has slender, spreading branches with feathery foliage. The trunks and branches are ...

Google previewNaturally . . . South Texas (2010)

Nature Notes from the Coastal Bend by Roland H. Wauer

” Whether the Retama is a wild tree growing along the ...

Google previewDictionary of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (2005)

by Michael Eskin, Snait Tamir

Desert plant (Retama raetum) Maghrani and coworkers (2003) show an aqueous extract from the desert plant, Retama raetam, significantly reduced the blood glucose in normal rats 6 hours after a single dose and two weeks after a second ...

Google previewThe Polo Encyclopedia, 2d Ed. (2015)

by Horace A. Laffaye

Norman Brinker Retama William C. Linfoot, Guillermo Gracida, Jr., Harold A. (Joe) Barry, Stephen Gose Abercrombie & Kent Geoffrey Kent, David Wigdahl, Antonio Herrera, Stuart Mackenzie Retama William ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

retama see Parkinsonia aculeata. Retama retamNorth African plant in family ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

Retama Raf. Fabaceae Origins: From the Arabic re tern or re tarn, ratama for the broom bush; see Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Sylva Telluriana. 22. 1838. Species/Vernacular Names: R. raetam (Forsskal) Webb (Genista raetam Forsskal ; ...

Google previewDictionary of the Literature of the Iberian Peninsula (1993)

by Germán Bleiberg

El amargo sabor de la retama (1979; The Bitter Taste of Broom) and Conocerds el peso de la nada ( 1982; You ...

Google previewAmazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary (1994)

by James A. Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez

'Retama', "Ringwonn Senna'.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

RETAMA to support them may become, when exposed to the tidal waters, loaded with a semi-fluid denser than water, which would greatly modify its action upon the walls. Hence the great thickness of the retaining walls of canals, reservoirs, ...

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

retama, Ar. retama.] Any one of a small group of plants forming the section Retama (sometimes considered a genus-Boissier, 1839), in the genus Genista. They are yellow-flowered shrubs with rushlike branches, which are leafless or ...

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Scrabble value of R1E1T1A1M3A1

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