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Definition of the noun zygophyllaceae

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noun - plural: -

  1. small trees, shrubs, and herbs of warm arid and saline regions; often resinous; some poisonous: genera Zygophyllum, Tribulus, Guaiacum, Larrea

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Google previewPlants of the San Francisco Bay Region (2003)

Mendocino to Monterey by Linda H. Beidleman, Eugene N. Kozloff

ZYGOPHYLLACEAE (CALTROP FAMILY) Zygophyllaceae is a mostly tropical family. The only species in our area is Tribulus terrestris (pL ...

Google previewWildflowers of Southern Western Australia (2009)

by Margaret G. Corrick, Bruce Alexander Fuhrer

The Zygophyllaceae is a family of mainly trees and shrubs which usually have winged or spiny fruits. The family contains c. 240 species world-wide of which c. 33 occur in Australia. They are most common in arid and saline environments.

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

Zygophyllaceae MC SC North America (USA: Texas; Mexico: Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León) S E Guajacum angustifolium Engelm. Porliera angustifolia (Engelm.) A.Gray e Texas lignumvitae; soapbush, Texas porliera f gaïac du Texas s ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary (1998)

A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition by Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss

Zygophyllum fabago (Zygophyllaceae), and ...

Google previewDictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America (2013)

Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology by M.M. Grandtner, Julien Chevrette

Zygophyllaceae N South America (Colombia, Venezuela) L dr pl (cultivated ) ti (hard and very durable; brush-backs, mallet heads, pulleys, railroad ties, water turbines) Guaiacum arboreum DC. Zygophyllum arboreum Jacq. e verawood ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (2008)

by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull

Delile ( Zygophyllaceae), is often known in West and northern Africa and the Near East as aduwa, heglig and lalob (or orthographic variants of these). It is an African, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Zygophyllaceae (order Zygophyllales) A family of *xerophytic or *halophytic, mostly woody, *perennial shrubs, with some *herbs and trees, in which the leaves are *opposite, usually fleshy, leathery, or hairy, with *stipules which often become ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

Family, Zygophyllaceae. Functional use in foods Flavoring ingredient. Regulatory citations GUAIAC GUM, EXTRACT (Guaiacum spp.) Current CAS number 977099- 1 5-2 Description Refer to GUAIAC GUM. Natural sources Botanical source ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis

Zygophyllaceae (Rut. BH.). 1 W. As., Egypt. Tetradymla DC. Compositae (8). 5 N.W. Am. Tetraena Maxim. Zygophyllaceae. 1 Mongolia. Tetragamestus Reichb. f. {Ponera BH.). Orchidaceae (11.

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

Zygophyllaceae. Dicotyledons (Archichl. Geraniales). 22 gen. with 140 sp. xero- or halo-phytes, trop. and subtrop. Most are woody perennials; leaves opp., ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

[Zygophyllaceae] Guaiacum; Guayacan; ...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1908)

by John Christopher Willis

Zygophyllaceae. Dicotyledons (Archichl. Geraniales). 11 gen. with 140 sp. xero- or halo-phytes, trop. and subtrop. Most are woody perennials ; leaves opp., ...

Google previewDictionary of Pharmacological Agents (1996)

by C.R. Ganellin, David J. Triggle

(Zygophyllaceae, Malphigiaceae. Passifloraceae). Antiparkinsonian agent. CNS stimulant. Used as an acid-base fluorescence indicator (pH 7.2-8.9, colour change blue -> yellow). Component of a South American hallucinogenic drink. ( Tryst.

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

by Allied Chambers

n pi Zygophyllaceae (-fil-a 'se-e; Gr phyllon a leaO the bean caper family, desert and steppe plants related to the Rutaceae, the typical genus being Zygophyll'um. — .«// zygophylla ceous — n zy gophyta (-fir, Gr phyton a plant) a plant in which ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy (2002)

by Dr Brian Carr, Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingam

(Zygophyllaceae), a common ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Bio-Medecine (2001)

by Rita Singh

family Zygophyllaceae, both evergreen trees, the former a native of the West Indian Islands and the north coast of South America, the latter of Southern Florida and the Bahamas. Both occur in Cuba and Hayti, whence the wood is largely ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

Nitrariaceae/ Zygophyllaceae (Harmal/Creosote Bush Family) Other Names Aspand (Kurdish), besaca (Old Egyptian, “plant of Bes”), * 463 churma, epnubu (Old Egyptian), gandaku, haoma (Persian), harmal, harmal ...

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