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Definition of the noun zygophyllaceae

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  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 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 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 Encyclopaedia of Asian Philosophy (2002)

by Dr Brian Carr, Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingam

( Zygophyllaceae), a common ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia. Courses of reading and study (1916)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

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 ...

Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1860)

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.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Medicine: Materia medica - herbal drugs (1985)

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, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (2013)

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, ...

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2008)

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.

Google previewChambers'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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