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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 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 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 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 previewThe Atlantic Islands as Resorts of Health and Pleasure (1878)

by Samuel Greene Wheeler 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 previewSketches of Buenos Ayres and 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 axequias, and planted around with tall poplar trees, which had a most agreeable effect, after the tame and ...

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 previewAmerican Honey Plants (1920)

Together with Those which are of Special Value to the Beekeeper as Sources of Pollen by Frank Chapman Pellett

Retama is a small tree common throughout southern and western Texas. It has slender branches, bearing the yellow petaled flowers in ax- illary racemes. It is frequently mentioned as a source of nectar by Texas beekeepers. Scholl states that ...

Google previewNarrative of a Voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe and Along the Shores of the Mediterranean (1840)

Including a Visit to Algiers, Egypt, Palestine, Tyre, Rhodes, Telmessus, Cyprus and Greece : with Observations on the Present State and Prospects of Egypt and Palestine and on the Climate, Natural History, Antiquities, Etc. of the Countries Visited ; in Two Volumes by William R. Wilde

Although the contrary is stated, we could find no traces of basalt toward the top ; and as we descend, the lava becomes less vitrious and of a darker colour ; retama is the Spanish term applied to the spartium monospermum. On these plains we ...

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 previewAmazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary (1994)

by James A. Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez

"Retama", "Ringworm senna".

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1867)

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 RETORT 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, ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

-, and -ol retamine C15H26N2O, derived from the genus name Retama (tropical shrubs), from retama (American Spanish: canary broom, Genista canariensis), and amine retene C18H18, ...

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 retem or retam, ratama for the broom bush; see Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Sylva Telluriana. 22. 1838. Species/Vernacular Names: R. raetam (Forsskal) Webb (Genista raetam Forsskal ; ...

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 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 previewDictionary of the Literature of the Iberian Peninsula (1993)

by Germán Bleiberg, Maureen Ihrie, Janet Pérez

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

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