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Definition of the noun xanthium

What does xanthium mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles

Phrases with Xanthium

Phrases starting with the word Xanthium:

  1. Xanthium Nigri
  2. Xanthium Acutum
  3. Xanthium Affine
  4. Xanthium Annuum
  5. Xanthium Aridum
  6. Xanthium Bushii
  7. Xanthium calvum
  8. Xanthium chasei
  9. Xanthium Faurae
  10. Xanthium Humile
  11. Xanthium Medium
  12. Xanthium Albinum
  13. Xanthium Almerae
  14. Xanthium Armatum
  15. Xanthium Basilei
  16. Xanthium Bitteri

Phrases ending with the word Xanthium:

  1. genus xanthium
  2. Urena Xanthium
  3. Glomus Xanthium
  4. Species Xanthium

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Xanthium

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Google previewAll 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, ...

Google previewNew England Wild Flower Society's Flora Novae Angliae (2011)

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 ...

Google previewPhotobiology of Higher Plants (2003)

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 ...



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 ...

Google previewWhen 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 ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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 ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health and Home (1881)

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, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

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.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements (2004)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1893)

by Sir George Watt

XANTHIUM, Linn.; Gen.

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Xanthium sp.

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Small photo of Cocklebur xanthium fruit chinese herbal medicine in a black stone mortar with pestle over white background. Cang er ziSmall photo of Common Cocklebur / Xanthium weed toxic fruits at Purulia , West Bengal , IndiaSmall photo of Ripe black xanthium or common cocklebur fruit at a field close up macro bunchSmall photo of Bur or burr, a fruit with seeds of cocklebur (Xanthium sp), meant to be carried on an animal fur for dispersal purposes, autumn, Danube riverbankSmall photo of spiny fruits of a Xanthium plantSmall photo of Chinese herbal medicine, Cocklebur or Xanthium Fruit, isolated on white backgroundSmall photo of Chinese herbal medicine, Cocklebur or Xanthium Fruit, isolated on white background More...

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