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Definition of Calamites

Calamite
Calamite Cal"a*mite, n. [L. calamus a reed: cf. F. calamite.] (Paleon.) A fossil plant of the coal formation, having the general form of plants of the modern Equiseta (the Horsetail or Scouring Rush family) but sometimes attaining the height of trees, and having the stem more or less woody within. See Acrogen, and Asterophyllite.

Meaning of Calamites from wikipedia

- part of a united organism, which has inherited the name Calamites in po****r culture. Calamites correctly refers only to casts of the stem of Carboniferous/Permian...
- extinct plants of the genus Calamites in the order Equisetales. Annularia is a form taxon name given to leaves of Calamites. In that species, the leaves...
- vegetation, with many species of trees, bushes, creepers, etc. Thickets of Calamites seem to have favored the edges of lakes and waterways. Lycopsid genera...
- The pont de la Calamité was a covered bridge in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada. Among the last in Quebec, 34 covered bridges were constructed in Abitibi...
- and warm. Extensive swamps developed with mosses, ferns, horsetails and calamites. Air-breathing arthropods evolved and invaded the land where they provided...
- Caulopteris were tree ferns. The Equisetales included the common giant form Calamites, with a trunk diameter of 30 to 60 cm (24 in) and a height of up to 20 m...
- equisetids were large trees reaching to 30 m (98 ft) tall. The genus Calamites of the family Calamitaceae, for example, is abundant in coal deposits...
- best known examples of pith casts are in the Carboniferous Sphenophyta (Calamites) and cordaites (Artisia). Authigenic mineralisations. These can provide...
- pomander, two ounces of the purest labdanum, an ounce each of Styrax calamites and benzoin resin, half an ounce of the rose tablets, one ounce of violet...
- of bald cypress, living in mires with waterlogged soils. The tree-like calamites, distant relatives of modern horsetails, lived in coal swamps and grew...