Definition of the noun zygophyllaceae
What does zygophyllaceae mean as a name of something?
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- small trees, shrubs, and herbs of warm arid and saline regions; often resinous; some poisonous: genera Zygophyllum, Tribulus, Guaiacum, Larrea
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Zygophyllaceae: bean-caper family / family Zygophyllaceae
- more generic term: rosid dicot family = a family of dicotyledonous plants
- member of: Geraniales / order Geraniales = an order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae
- genus Zygophyllum / Zygophyllum = usually tropical herbs or shrubs having ill-smelling foliage and flower buds that are used as capers: bean capers
- genus Bulnesia / Bulnesia = palo santo
- genus Guaiacum / Guaiacum = small genus of evergreen resinous trees or shrubs of warm and tropical America
- genus Larrea / Larrea = xerophytic evergreen shrubs
- genus Tribulus / Tribulus = annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs of warm regions
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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 ...
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.
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 ...
The 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 ...
by Dr Brian Carr, Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingam
( Zygophyllaceae), a common ...
by Herbert Treadwell Wade
Fumariaceae Crucifera3 Insectivorous Plants : Sarracenia Sundew Rose Types: Saxifrage Plane Rosaceae Leguminosae Geranium Types: Geranium Zygophyllaceae Polygala Euphorbiaceae Maple Types: Burseraceae Anacardiaceae Holly ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1860)
Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill
Zygophyllaceae, nat order of plants, V. 188 Zygops, genus of insect«, IX. 140. Zvgosaurus, fossil reptile, XVII. 139. THE END. mn:TKD by skill asp compakt, Edinburgh. ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA. EIGHTH EDITION. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA ...
Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
( Zygophyllaceae)—small caltrops In Ayurvedic medicine, Tribulus terrestris isutilized as an aphrodisiac and as a geriatric agent. This plant, also known as zama ...
by J. G. Heck
Jussieu includes the last four orders as sub- orders, under one general order, Zygophyllaceae. The wood of Guaiacum officinale, a West Indian tree, is known as lignum vitae. This species yields a resinous matter, known as Gum guaiac.
by Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao
Natural Order: Zygophyllaceae Habitat: Most parts of India. Description: A small green, spiny under-shrub with woody, erect, more or less quadrangular branches and one to three foliate opposite leaves. Leaflets are entire, elliptic or linear, ...
The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Julia Lawless
Zygophyllaceae Bulnesia sarmienti: Guaiacwood, champaca wood (oil). Rutaceae Agathosma betulina (Barosma betulina): Buchu, mountain buchu, short buchu, bookoo, buku, bucco. Agathosma crenulata (Barosma crenulata): Oval buchu, ...
A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils by Carol Schiller, David Schiller
Botanical Name: Bulnesia sarmienti, Guaiacum officinale Family: Zygophyllaceae The resin/essential oil is obtained from the wood.
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge
Zygophyllaceae, a natural order containing about a hundred species of herbaceous plants, shrubs, and trees, chiefly natives of subtropical countries. The most important genus is Guaiacum (q.v.). The abundance of species of Zygopbyllnra ...
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Scrabble value of Z10Y4G2O1P3H4Y4L1L1A1C3E1A1E1
The value of this 14-letter word is 37 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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