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Definition of the noun retama

What does retama mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • retama: retamas
  • Retama: -

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

Phrases with Retama

Phrases starting with the word Retama:

  1. Retama Prieta
  2. retama raetam
  3. Retama monosperma
  4. Retama Rhodorhizoides
  5. Retama Monosperma Bovei
  6. Retama Monosperma Monosperma
  7. Retama Monosperma Rhodorrhizoides

Phrase ending with the word Retama:

  1. genus retama

Other phrases containing the word Retama:

  1. Species Retama Monosperma
  2. Species Retama Rhodorhizoides

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Retama

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Google previewDriving Over Lemons (2007)

An Optimist in Spain by Chris Stewart

Retama is a tall woody shrub with long silver leaves and deep roots. In spring it scents the hills and valleys throughout southern Spain with its pendulous showers of yellow blooms. There's an awful lot of it about and it's of little apparent use.

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 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 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 from Cameron County to Presidio County in the Trans-Pecos, but it has been so widely ...

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 previewA Naturalist's Guide to the Texas Hill Country (2015)

by Mark Gustafson

Retama is a tropical species that reaches its northern limit. Texas Mountain Laurel Dermatophyllum secundiflorum Fabaceae Legume Family Retama Parkinsonia aculeata Fabaceae Legume ...

Google previewThe Month (1867)

An Illustrated Magazine of Literature, Science and Art

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 previewMonitoring and Modelling Dynamic Environments (2015)

by Alan P. Dykes, Mark Mulligan, John Wainwright

Retama is a phreatophyte tapping groundwater in the gravel at depth; growth rate has not been constant and shows some relationship to flows (Figure 4.11). Torrealvilla The Torrealvilla catchment is composed of marls with extensive gravel ...

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 previewAmazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary (1994)

by James A. Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez

'Retama', "Ringwonn Senna'.

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 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 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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Texas (2001)

by Nancy Capace

The rain lily, retama, desert willow, ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

LAMENT jerk _ TIC, TWEAK, TWITCH Jerusalem ancient name _ SALEM artichoke _ GIRASOL hill _ SION, ZION, OLIVET market _ SOUK thorn _ RETAMA , CATECHU jess _ STRAP, RIBBON jest _ MOT, J APE, QUIP, TRIFLE jester _ MIME, ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

by Win Blevins

palo verde (a green, leafless tree—also called retama or lluvia de Ora—with spectacular yellow blossoms).

Google previewHCSB Super Giant Print Dictionary and Concordance (2006)

by David K. Stabnow

Bush (Retama raetam) large enough to provide shade (1Kg 19:4-5; Jb 30: 4; ...

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Small photo of Retama of Teide 1Small photo of Isolated desert plants (Retama sphaerocarpa)Small photo of Gran Canaria, March 2018, area affected by wildfire, burnt retama bushesSmall photo of Parkinsonia aculeata common names are Retama, Paloverde, Mexican paloverde, Jerusalem thorn, Horsebean, Lluvia de Oro. It has delicate leaves and sprays of yellow flowers in green backgroundSmall photo of a close up view of a Retama wild flower a flowering bush with delicate white flowers, blooms in Israel, Mediterranean More...

Scrabble value of R1E1T1A1M3A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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