Definition of Cicuta maculata. Meaning of Cicuta maculata. Synonyms of Cicuta maculata
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Definition of Cicuta maculata
Cicuta maculataHemlock Hem"lock, n. [OE. hemeluc, humloc, AS. hemlic,
1. (Bot.) The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs
having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the
Cicuta maculata, bulbifera, and virosa, and the
Conium maculatum. See Conium.
Note: The potion of hemlock administered to Socrates is by
some thought to have been a decoction of Cicuta
virosa, or water hemlock, by others, of Conium
2. (Bot.) An evergreen tree common in North America (Abies,
or Tsuga, Canadensis); hemlock spruce.
The murmuring pines and the hemlocks. --Longfellow.
3. The wood or timber of the hemlock tree.
Ground hemlock, or Dwarf hemlock. See under Ground.
Meaning of Cicuta maculata from wikipedia
- Cicuta maculata
is a highly poisonous species
of flowering plant
in the carrot family known
by several common
names, including spotted water
- widespread, morphologically variable Cicuta maculata
. Cicuta maculata
is now recognized
to have four varieties: var. maculata
, var. angustifolia, var. victorinii...
moth Chrysometa maculata
, a long-jawed orb weaver Chusquea maculata
, a South American mountain bamboo Cicuta maculata
, a plant native
are fuscous, but lighter
basally. The larvae
feed on Cicuta occidentals
and Cicuta maculata
. Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.;...
by several plants
from the family Apiaceae including water hemlock
species) and water dropwort
(Oenanthe crocata). The compound contains
and Wyoming. The larvae
feed on the flowers
of Cicuta maculata
. The species overwinters
as an adult. Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching...
- half. Adults
are on wing from August
to October. The larvae
feed on Cicuta maculata
atropurpurea, and Sium suave. They bore in the stems
- hemlock waterparsnip
is due to its similarity
to spotted water hemlock
). Sium suave, also widely known
parsnip, is a wildflower
- [clarification needed] western water hemlock
douglasii) and spotted water hemlock
) all have white flowers
in large compound
- be taken
as the flowers resemble those
of the extremely poisonous Cicuta maculata
. Cow parsnip
is a valuable pasture plant
for cows, sheep, and goats...
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