Definition of the noun retama
What does retama mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- retama: retamas
- Retama: -
- small genus of Mediterranean shrubs; often included in genus Genista
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Retama: genus Retama
- more generic term: rosid dicot genus = a genus of dicotyledonous plants
- member of: Papilionoideae / subfamily Papilionoideae = alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
- member: Genista raetam / Retama raetam / juniper bush / juniper / raetam / retem = desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament
Phrases with Retama
- Retama Prieta
- retama raetam
- Retama monosperma
- Species Retama Monosperma
- genus retama
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Retama
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A 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 ...
The 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 ...
The 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 ...
THE 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 ...
Sketches of Buenos Ayres, Chile, and Peru (1831)
by Samuel Haigh
The Retama is a delightful spot, and very fertile, THE PAMPAS. 77.
Naturally . . . South Texas (2010)
Nature Notes from the Coastal Bend by Roland H. Wauer
” Whether the Retama is a wild tree growing along the ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
For more than one-half of its circumference tne base of the true peak rises from an elevated but comparatively level tract, cahed by the Spaniards El Llano de la Retama (retama being the name of the Cytisus nubigenus which abounds there), ...
Encyclopedia of Texas (2001)
by Nancy Capace
The rain lily, retama, desert willow, ...
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1 (2010)
Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney
A desert shrub identified with the Arab ratham (Retama raetam), which grows in abundance in S ...
The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)
Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
In the highlandsof Ecuador, this originally European plant is knownas retama. Drunk as a tea, itissaid to have abortifacient or prophylactic effects. The dried flowers are smoked there to treat asthma (Schultes 1983a, 262* ).
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- Retama muerta
Retama quemada en Chavao en el incendio de 2012
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- Bulnesia retama
The flower of one of the species known as Retamo.
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- Retama Amarilla
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- Bulnesia retama, pods
Pods of one of several species called Retamo in Argentina.
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- Retama sphaerocarpa
Retamas por todos lados!
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- Retama entre los claros de una dehesa
Retama, Retama sphaerocarpa.
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Scrabble value of R1E1T1A1M3A1
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