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Definition of the noun alder buckthorn

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  1. small tree common in Europe
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Rhamnus frangula
    • synonym of alder buckthorn: alder dogwood
    • more generic word: buckthorn = a shrub or shrubby tree of the genus Rhamnus
    • geographic area: North America
    • observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for alder buckthorn

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

by Carole J. Skelly

Alder buckthorn; Alder dogwood; Blackalder dogwood; Black ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

English: alder buckthorn R. californicus Eschsch. English: coffeeberry, California coffeeberry R. carolinianus Walter English: Carolina buckthorn R. cathartica L. English: common buckthorn, purging buckthorn, European buckthorn, Rhine ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1827)

Rhamnus frangula, alder buckthorn, or berry-bearing slier. — The black berry- bearing alder rises with a woody ten to the height of ten or twelve feet, sending out many irregnW branches, covered with a dark bark. Leaves ovate- lanceolate ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Common/vernacular names: Alder buckthorn, arrow wood, black dogwood, frangula, glossy buckthorn. GENERAL. DESCRIPTION. Shrub or small tree with shiny, dark green, short oblong.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Holstege Blue RidgePoisonCenter, Charlottesville, VA, USA • SYNONYMS:Rhamnaceae family;Rhamnus frangula; Alder buckthorn; Frangulin; Trollidora; Coyotillo; Wild cherry; Purging buckthorn; Arrow wood;Berry alder; Black ...

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

frangula 18' Zone 2 Alder Buckthorn This is the most ornamental of the buckthorns, but, like the others, can be quickly spread by seeds . The dark, lustrous green foliage of this deciduous plant is especially ...

Google previewChemical Dictionary of Economic Plants (2001)

by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter

Aloe vera gel Aloe gel The gel obtained from the Aconite, Agnus castus, Alder buckthorn, Alecost, Alfalfa,

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

frangula (buckthorn; alder buckthorn). and R. purshiana (cascara buckthorn, bearberry, bearwood, coffeeberry). R. cathartica (common buckthom; Han's thorn, waythorn; Rhineberry). indigenous to Eurasia, this plant was imported into the ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge (1804)

Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Economy. Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial, Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts in Five Volumes by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, James Mease

Frangula, Alder Buckthorn. Rheum jmlmatum, PalmatedRhubarb; R. rha/m'nticum, Common Rhubarb. Rhinanthua Crista-Galli ...

Google previewAn analytical dictionary of the English language (1830)

by David Booth

The frangula (Alder Buckthorn, or Berry-bearing Alder) and the catharticus are the only British species; but the Mbamsvs palinurus of Linnaeus, a native of the South of Europe, has been long famous, throughout Christendom, fromits being ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

(alder buckthorn) , ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1827)

by John Wilkes

Rhamnus frangula, alder buckthorn, or berry-bearing alder.--The black berry- bearing alder rises with a woody stem to, the height of ten or twelve feet, sending out many irregular branches, covered with a dark bark. Leaves ovatelanceolate ...

Google previewRodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs (1998)

by Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton

Alder buckthorn, a deciduous plant, is valued for its ...

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