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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 previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Zygophyllaceae Origins: Orthographic variant, see Tribulopis R. Br.; see Ferdinand von Mueller, Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae. 1: 47. (Jul.) 1 858; Arthur D. Chapman, cd., Australian Plant Name Index.

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 previewThe Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data (2014)

Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies by J. Elks

schoberi (Zygophyllaceae). Noncryst. 1,3-Didehydro; B,HCl: Yellow cryst. Mp 251 -253°.

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 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 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 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, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

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 previewThe Universal English Dictionary (1869)

Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall

ZYGoPHYLLACEAE, zig-o-fil-a'se-e, s. (zygophyllum, one of the genera.) A natural order of Exogens, consisting of herbaceous plants, shrubs, or trees, with a very hard wood; the branches often articulated at the joints; the leaves opposite, with ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (1999)

by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)

and Fagonia glutinosa (Zygophyllaceae) being ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

(Zygophyllaceae, Passifloraceae, Malphigiaceae). It is a CNS STIMULANT and PSYCHOTROPIC (a component of a South American hallucinogenic drink). It possesses ANTIPARKINSONIAN properties, and is closely related to harmine.

Google previewA Pocket Botanical Dictionary, comprising the names, history, and culture of all plants known in Britain, with a full explanation of technical terms. By J. Paxton, assisted by Professor Lindley (1840)

by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley

Zygophyllaceae. This species thrives well in a light soil, and a dry situation; it is increased from seed.

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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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