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Definition of Equiseta

Equiseta
Equisetum Eq`ui*se"tum, n.; pl. Equiseta. [L., the horsetail, fr. equus horse + seta a thick,, stiff hair, bristle.] (Bot.) A genus of vascular, cryptogamic, herbaceous plants; -- also called horsetails. Note: The Equiseta have hollow jointed stems and no true leaves. The cuticle often contains siliceous granules, so that one species (E. hyemale) is used for scouring and polishing, under the name of Dutch rush or scouring rush.

Meaning of Equiseta from wikipedia

- Equisetum (/ˌɛkwɪˈsiːtəm/; horsetail, snake gr****, puzzlegr****) is the only living genus in Equisetaceae, a family of vascular plants that reproduce by...
- North I) Hierochloe davidsei - Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica Hierochloe equiseta - New Zealand South I) Hierochloe flexuosa - Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Arunachal...
- Cl****is IV. Hepitacea Cl****is V. Musci Cohors II. Protophyta Cl****is VI. Equiseta Cl****is VII. Filices Cl****is VIII. Hydropterides Cl****is IX. Selagines...
- Marshall, 1998 P. colombiensis Marshall, 1998 P. disticha (Becker, 1920) P. equiseta Marshall, 1998 P. geminiseta (Duda, 1920) P. longinotum Marshall, 1998...
- the enzyme mixed-linkage glucan : xyloglucan endotransglucosylase within Equiseta suggest that the role of MLG in each may be different. Lichenin Fry, Stephen...
- Plants (1864) British Ferns: An Introduction to the Ferns, Lycopods, and Equiseta Indigenous to the British Isles (1866) A Selection of Eatable Funguses...
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