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Epimedium alpinum
Barrenwort 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 alpinum
Edelweiss E"del*weiss, n. [G., fr. edel noble + weiss white.] (Bot.) A little, perennial, white, woolly plant (Leontopodium alpinum), growing at high elevations in the Alps.
Trifolium alpinum
Licorice 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 liquorice.] 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 lepidota. (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 name alpine sweetvetch. It has a cir****polar distribution,...
- bearberry, Arctostaphylos alpina; alpine feverfew, Parthenium alpinum alpinusalpinaalpinum ambiguus L uncertain beautiful woolly sunflower, Eriophyllum...
- genus within the tribe Gnaphalieae.[citation needed] In 2003, Leontopodium alpinum was re-cl****ified as a subspecies of Leontopodium nivale.[citation needed]...
- Ribes alpinum, known as mountain currant or alpine currant, is a small deciduous shrub native to central and northern Europe from Finland and Norway south...
- P. alpinum may refer to: Papaver alpinum, the Alpine poppy, a plant species found in the Alps Parthenium alpinum, the Alpine feverfew and Wyoming 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 or queen 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 is native...
- its name by Carl Linnaeus in 1753, in describing the European species E. alpinum. The name is a latinized version of a Gr**** name for an unidentifiable...
- by a toxic alkaloid called swainsonine, by ingesting seeds (Hedysarum alpinum or Hedysarum mackenzii) containing the toxin, or possibly by a mold that...
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