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Definition of the noun xanthium
What does xanthium mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Xanthium: genus Xanthium
- more generic term: asterid dicot genus = genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
- member of: aster family / Asteraceae / Compositae / family Asteraceae / family Compositae = plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle
- member: cockle-burr / cockle-bur / cockleburr / cocklebur = any coarse weed of the genus Xanthium having spiny burrs
Phrases with Xanthium
Phrases starting with the word Xanthium:
- Xanthium Nigri
- Xanthium Acutum
- Xanthium Affine
- Xanthium Annuum
- Xanthium Aridum
- Xanthium Bushii
- Xanthium calvum
- Xanthium chasei
- Xanthium Faurae
- Xanthium Humile
- Xanthium Medium
- Xanthium Albinum
- Xanthium Almerae
- Xanthium Armatum
- Xanthium Basilei
- Xanthium Bitteri
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Xanthium
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All Flesh Is Grass (2010)
Plant-Animal Interrelationships by Joseph Seckbach, Zvy Dubinsky
Xanthium is a model for photoperiod-responding plants. Plants and animals react physiologically to the photoperiod (length of day or night). There are long-day ( LD), short-day (SD), and day-neutral (DN) plants. The cocklebur is a SD plant, ...
A Manual for the Identification of Native and Naturalized Higher Vascular Plants of New England by Arthur Haines, Elizabeth Farnsworth, New England Wild Flower Society
Xanthium is a difficult genus in that it requires careful examination of micromorphological details of the fruiting carpellate involucres (often referred to as "burs"). Accurate determination of many collections is complicated by the fact that they ...
by Maurice S. McDonald
For example, Xanthium is a short-day plant with a critical daylength of 1 5 hours and flowers if this critical maximum is not exceeded. Hyoscyamus is a long- day plant with a critical daylength of 1 1 hours and flowers when this critical minimum ...
by V&S EDITORIAL BOARD
Xanthium – (noun) Coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles. Xanthium is a small flower. Xanthoma – (noun) an irregular yellow patch or ...
When Perennials Bloom (2008)
An Almanac for Planning and Planting by Tomasz Ani_ko
Both Xanthium strumarium and Hy- oscyamus niger flower when days are 14 hours long, but Xanthium is a short-day plant, blooming when days are shorter than about 15 hours, and Hyoscya- mus is a long-day plant, blooming when days are ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Xanthium L. Asteraceae Origins: Greek xanthion "a plant used for dyeing yellow"; see Carl Linnaeus, Species ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
Xanthium strumarium complex. catshead, catshead b. (1) Tribulus terrestris. b. cell canrefertoany of several typesof erythrocytes with spicules, including acanthocyte, echinocyte. copper b.(1) Sclerolaena calcarata. Hunter b. (1) Xanthium ...
A Domestic Guide to Health, Wealth and Happiness; Thorough and Exhaustive, and Adapted to the Easy Apprehension of All Classes by Isaac N. Reed, M. A. Frost, Edward Harris Ruddock
XANTHIUM SPINOSUM, Spiny Burreed, BurrThistle. This plant is considered by some European physicians as a specific for hydrophobia or the bite of rabid animals. In reference to its use the following is given from the Therapeutic Journal, ...
by James Britten
Xanthium Strumarium, L. — Turn. Names. Burr, Cockly. Arctium Lappa, L. — S.W. Cumb. E. D. S. Gloss. 0.8. Bur, Bitch. Xanthium Strumarium, L. — Turn.
by Tova Navarra
xanthium (cocklebur) A Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Taiwanese and European herb, Xanthium strumarium, of the Compositae family, whose fruits, stems, roots and hairy leaves are used in Chinese traditional medicine as remedies for the ...
by Sir George Watt
XANTHIUM, Linn.; Gen.
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Scrabble value of X8A1N1T1H4I1U1M3
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