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Epimedium alpinumBarrenwort Bar"ren*wort`, n. (Bot.)
An herbaceous plant of the Barberry family (Epimedium
alpinum), having leaves that are bitter and said to be
sudorific. Leontopodium alpinumEdelweiss E"del*weiss, n. [G., fr. edel noble + weiss white.]
A little, perennial, white, woolly plant (Leontopodium
alpinum), growing at high elevations in the Alps. Trifolium alpinumLicorice Lic"o*rice (l[i^]k"[-o]*r[i^]s), n. [OE. licoris,
through old French, fr. L. liquiritia, corrupted fr.
glycyrrhiza, Gr. glyky`rriza; glyky`s sweet + "ri`za root.
Cf. Glycerin, Glycyrrhiza, Wort.] [Written also
1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza (G. glabra),
the root of which abounds with a sweet juice, and is much
used in demulcent compositions.
2. The inspissated juice of licorice root, used as a
confection and for medicinal purposes.
Licorice fern (Bot.), a name of several kinds of polypody
which have rootstocks of a sweetish flavor.
Licorice sugar. (Chem.) See Glycyrrhizin.
Licorice weed (Bot.), the tropical plant Scapania dulcis.
Mountain licorice (Bot.), a kind of clover (Trifolium
alpinum), found in the Alps. It has large purplish
flowers and a sweetish perennial rootstock.
Wild licorice. (Bot.)
(a) The North American perennial herb Glycyrrhiza
(b) Certain broad-leaved cleavers (Galium circ[ae]zans
and G. lanceolatum).
(c) The leguminous climber Abrus precatorius, whose
scarlet and black seeds are called black-eyed
Susans. Its roots are used as a substitute for those
of true licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra).
Meaning of Alpinum from wikipedia
- Hedysarum alpinum
is a species
of flowering plant
in the legume family known
by the common
sweetvetch. It has a cir****polar distribution,...
- bearberry, Arctostaphylos
feverfew, Parthenium alpinum alpinus
– alpinum ambiguus
L uncertain beautiful woolly
- genus within
Gnaphalieae. In 2003, Leontopodium alpinum
was re-cl****ified as a subspecies
- Ribes alpinum
as mountain currant
currant, is a small deciduous shrub native
and northern Europe
- P. alpinum
to: Papaver alpinum
, the Alpine
poppy, a plant species found
in the Alps Parthenium alpinum
, the Alpine feverfew
- Diphasiastrum alpinum
, the alpine
clubmoss, is a species
of clubmoss. It was first described
by Carl Linnaeus
in his Flora
Lapponica, 1737, from specimens...
- Eryngium alpinum
(alpine sea holly, alpine eryngo
of the Alps) is a perennial
herb in the family
Apiaceae. Eryngium alpinum
is a hemicryptophyte...
- Dodecatheon alpinum
is a perennial plant
in the primrose
family, Primulaceae, known
by the common
name alpine shooting
star. This wildflower
- its name by Carl Linnaeus
in 1753, in describing
the European species
. The name is a latinized version
of a Gr**** name for an unidentifiable...
- by a toxic alkaloid called
swainsonine, by ingesting seeds
the toxin, or possibly
by a mold that...
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