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Definition of the noun Galenia

What does Galenia mean as a name of something?

Galenia is the vernacular name of the Galenia, a genus of Aizoaceae.

Phrases with Galenia

Phrases starting with the word Galenia:

  1. Galenia secunda
  2. Galenia Asiatica
  3. Galenia pubescens
  4. Galenia Spathulata
  5. Galenia Celosioides
  6. Galenia Heterophylla

Phrases ending with the word Galenia:

  1. Coastal Galenia
  2. Onesided Galenia

Other phrases containing the word Galenia:

  1. species Galenia secunda
  2. Species Galenia Asiatica
  3. species Galenia pubescens
  4. Species Galenia Spathulata
  5. Species Galenia Heterophylla

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Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1826)

by Robert SWEET

GALENIA is a genus belonging to the Chenopodeae, which grows freely in any rich light soil; and young cuttings will strike root readily under a hand-glass. - GARDENIA is a beautiful genus belonging to the Rubiaceae, which thrives best in a ...

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

GALENIA is a genus belonging to the Chenopodem, which grows freely in any rich light soil; and~ young cuttings will strike root readily under a hand-glass. GARDENIA is a beautiful genus belonging to the Rubiaceae, which thrives best in a ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Galenia L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 359 et Gen. Pl . ed.

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1754)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit and Pleasure Gardens; as Also Those which are Used in Medicine, with Directions for the Culture of Vineyards, and Making of Wine in England. In which Likewsie are Included the Practical Parts of Husbandry by Philip Miller

GALENIA. The Title of this Genus was given to it by Dr. Linnaeus, from the famous Physician Galen. The Charaćiers are; The Flower is apetalous: the Empa/ ement is small, and cut into four Segments : in the Centre is situated the Pointal, ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names (2013)

by Urs Eggli, Leonard E. Newton

Galenia For Galen of Pergamum (129–c. 216), Greek physician, philosopher and natural scientist. (Aizoaceae) galenioides Gr. -oides', resembling; and for the genus Galenia (Aizoaceae). (Aizoanthemum, Tetragonia) galeottianus ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

africana (Galenia namaensis auct. non Schinz) English: yellow bush Southern Africa: geelbos, kraalgeelbos, muisgeelbos, waterpensgeelbos, kraalbos, kraalbossie, perdebos; iqina (Xhosa) G.

Google previewBotanical Terminology; Or Dictionary Explaining the Terms Most Generally Employed in Systematic Botany (1826)

by G. N. Lloyd

Galenia. Polygonum Persicaria. Paris, Herb Paris. Laurus, Laurel. Rheum, Rhubarb. Butomus, Flowering-Rush. .... 10 stamens. Pyrola, Winter-green. Chrysosplenium, Golden Saxifrage. Silene, Catchfly. Mycropetalon. Sedum, Stone-crop.

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Birds (2014)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Hummingbird genus Galenia Mulsant,E.Verreaux &J. Verreaux, 1866 NCR [Now in Boissonneaua] Galen (AD 129–217), also known as Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus, was a celebrated physician and author of Greek origin who ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Galenia africana poisoning. waters [waw' trz] popularname for amniotic fluid. Called alsowaterbag. watershed effect [waw't r-shed] ischemic damage, caused byslow flow of blood because of poor arterial ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Plants, Most Commonly Cultivated in the Plantations, Gardens, and Stoves, of Great-Britain, Etc (1790)

by Charles BRYANT (Naturalist)

Galenia. (Class 8. Order 2.) Calyx 1 .3x AXPPENDIXJ' F. . ..

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Chrysosplenium, Claytonia, Cotyledon, Crassula, Galenia, Hydrangea, Mesembryanthemum, Mitella, Nama, Neurada, Penthorum, Portulaca, Reaumuria, Rhodiola, Saxifraga, Sedum, Sempervivum, Septas, Sesuviun, Suriana, Tamarix, ...

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary (1805)

Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne

To this class belong thorn apple, datum ; mullein, vtrbaf- cum ; the tobacco plant, nicotiana ; water-purslane, peplis ; limeurn, reel/a, galenia, weinmannia, cunonia, hydrangea, be- liecarpus, curatella, and many others.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

GALENIA, s. [So named by Linnaeus from the famous physician Claudius Galenus. J in botany, a genus of the class octandria, order dogynia, natural order succulentæ, (atriplices, 74/. ) The gene ic characters are —Calyx : perianth very small, ...

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

by John Christopher Willis

Galenia, Aizoon. 3. Mesembryanthemeac (ov, inf.): Tetragonia, Mesembryanthemum.

Google previewJohnson's Gardener's Dictionary (1894)

by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright

Galenia'na. Orange, # 'ur, dark brown. Garden hybrid. 1887.

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland [ed. by W. Smellie]. Suppl. to the 3rd. ed., by G. Gleig (1810)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica

Galenia. Cor. o. Cal. 4-fidus. Caps. 2-I0- eularis, 2-sperma. f Cbrysoplenium. Polygonum Pensylvanicum. Ordo III. TRIGYNIA. 788.

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Galenia pubescens var. pubescens

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