Definition of the noun retama
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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
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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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Naturally . . . South Texas (2010)
Nature Notes from the Coastal Bend by Roland H. Wauer
” Whether the Retama is a wild tree growing along the ...
American 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by James A. Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez
"Retama", "Ringworm senna".
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, ...
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, ...
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 ; ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
retama see Parkinsonia aculeata. Retama retamNorth African plant in family ...
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 ...
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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- Retama Amarilla
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- Bulnesia retama
The flower of one of the species known as Retamo.
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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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