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Parkinsonia aculeataJerusalem Je*ru"sa*lem, n. [Gr. ?, fr. Heb. Y?r?sh[=a]laim.]
The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the
glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus
Jerusalem artichoke [Perh. a corrupt. of It. girasole i.e.,
sunflower, or turnsole. See Gyre, Solar.] (Bot.)
(a) An American plant, a perennial species of sunflower
(Helianthus tuberosus), whose tubers are sometimes used
(b) One of the tubers themselves.
Jerusalem cherry (Bot.), the popular name of either of
either of two species of Solanum (S. Pseudo-capsicum
and S. capsicastrum), cultivated as ornamental house
plants. They bear bright red berries of about the size of
Jerusalem oak (Bot.), an aromatic goosefoot (Chenopodium
Botrys), common about houses and along roadsides.
Jerusalem sage (Bot.), a perennial herb of the Mint family
Jerusalem thorn (Bot.), a spiny, leguminous tree
(Parkinsonia aculeata), widely dispersed in warm
countries, and used for hedges.
The New Jerusalem, Heaven; the Celestial City. Pereskia aculeataGooseberry Goose"ber*ry, n.; pl. Gooseberries, [Corrupted
for groseberry or groiseberry, fr. OF. groisele, F.
groseille, -- of German origin; cf. G. krausbeere,
kr["a]uselbeere (fr. kraus crisp), D. kruisbes, kruisbezie
(as if crossberry, fr. kruis cross; for kroesbes, kroesbezie,
fr. kroes crisp), Sw. krusb["a]r (fr. krus, krusing, crisp).
The first part of the word is perh. akin to E. curl. Cf.
1. (Bot.) Any thorny shrub of the genus Ribes; also, the
edible berries of such shrub. There are several species,
of which Ribes Grossularia is the one commonly
2. A silly person; a goose cap. --Goldsmith.
Barbadoes gooseberry, a climbing prickly shrub (Pereskia
aculeata) of the West Indies, which bears edible berries
Coromandel gooseberry. See Carambola.
Gooseberry fool. See lst Fool.
Gooseberry worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a small moth
(Dakruma convolutella). It destroys the gooseberry by
eating the interior. Randia aculeataIndigo In"di*go, a.
Having the color of, pertaining to, or derived from, indigo.
Indigo berry (Bot.), the fruit of the West Indian shrub
Randia aculeata, used as a blue dye.
Indigo bird (Zo["o]l.), a small North American finch
(Cyanospiza cyanea). The male is indigo blue in color.
Called also indigo bunting.
(a) The essential coloring material of commercial indigo,
from which it is obtained as a dark blue earthy powder,
with a reddish luster, C16H10N2O2, which may be
crystallized by sublimation. Indigo blue is also made
from artificial amido cinnamic acid, and from artificial
isatine; and these methods are of great commercial
importance. Called also indigotin.
(b) A dark, dull blue color like the indigo of commerce.
Indigo brown (Chem.), a brown resinous substance found in
Indigo copper (Min.), covellite.
Indigo green, a green obtained from indigo.
Indigo plant (Bot.), a leguminous plant of several species
(genus Indigofera), from which indigo is prepared. The
different varieties are natives of Asia, Africa, and
America. Several species are cultivated, of which the most
important are the I. tinctoria, or common indigo plant,
the I. Anil, a larger species, and the I. disperma.
Indigo purple, a purple obtained from indigo.
Indigo red, a dyestuff, isomeric with indigo blue, obtained
from crude indigo as a dark brown amorphous powder.
Indigo snake (Zo["o]l.), the gopher snake.
Indigo white, a white crystalline powder obtained by
reduction from indigo blue, and by oxidation easily
changed back to it; -- called also indigogen.
Indigo yellow, a substance obtained from indigo. Sesbania aculeataSesban Ses"ban, n. [F., fr. Ar. saisab[=a]n, seiseb[=a]n, a
kind of tree, fr. Per. s[=i]sab[=a]n seed of cinquefoil.]
A leguminous shrub (Sesbania aculeata) which furnishes a
fiber used for making ropes.
Note: The name is applied also to the similar plant,
Sesbania [AE]gyptiaca, and other species of the same
Meaning of Aculeata from wikipedia
is a subclade
of Hymenoptera. The name is a reference
to the defining feature
of the group, which
is the modification
of the ovipositor
- Parkinsonia aculeata
is a species
of perennial flowering
tree in the pea family, Fabaceae. Common names include
palo verde, Mexican
palo verde, Parkinsonia...
- 1906 Artist rendition Desmarestia aculeata
of ****anese algae
v.4 1907-1942 Desmarestia aculeata figures
5 - 9 British
- Aphrodita aculeata
, the sea mouse, is a marine polychaete
in the North
Atlantic, the North
Sea, the Baltic
Sea and the Mediterranean. The sea...
- Aloe aculeata
(common names include
ngopanie, sekope, red hot poker
aloe) is an Aloe species
that is native
to the Limpopo valley
- Later publications would
more taxa, including Formica aculeata
clavata. The genus
in a monotypic
tribe, the Paraponerini...
- Acrocomia aculeata
is a species
of palm native
to tropical regions
of the Americas, from southern Mexico
and the Caribbean south
- Banksia aculeata
, commonly known
banksia, is a species
of the family Proteaceae native
to the Stirling Range
in the southwest
- Linnaeus, 1753 Synonyms Synonymy Blumea grandiflora
Zipp. ex Span. Capparis aculeata
Steud. Capparis microphylla
Ledeb. Capparis murrayi Stewart
ex Dalz. Capparis...
- Meconopsis aculeata
is a blue-flowered thorny species
of the genus Meconopsis
with a small geographical distribution restricted
to specific areas
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