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Definition of Horsetails
horsetailsEquisetum Eq`ui*se"tum, n.; pl. Equiseta. [L., the
horsetail, fr. equus horse + seta a thick,, stiff hair,
A genus of vascular, cryptogamic, herbaceous plants; -- also
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. HorsetailHorsetail Horse"tail`, n.
1. (Bot.) A leafless plant, with hollow and rushlike stems.
It is of the genus Equisetum, and is allied to the
ferns. See Illust. of Equisetum.
2. A Turkish standard, denoting rank.
Note: Commanders are distinguished by the number of
horsetails carried before them. Thus, the sultan has
seven, the grand vizier five, and the pashas three,
two, or one.
Shrubby horsetail. (Bot.) See Joint-fir.
Meaning of Horsetails from wikipedia
and with whorls
of branches. Horsetails
in the field horsetail
, smaller spores
give rise to male prothalli...
- Giant horsetails
are usually living species
that grow to very large
sizes, more than 1.5 metres
(5 ft). The following species
arvense, the field horsetail
or common horsetail
, is an herbaceous perennial plant
in the Equisetopsida
), native throughout
or horse's tail may refer
to the following: The tail of a horse
Equisetidae, the subcl**** that includes
and extinct horsetails
(Polypodiidae) and eusporangiate
ferns, the latter group including horsetails
ferns, and ophioglossoid
Cronquist, Takht. & W.Zimm. – horsetails
and ferns; 11 extant orders
Warm. – horsetails
; 1 extant
- actually contain
'. The microstructure
of some demantoids
to be affected
by the presence
' (the 'horsetail
- fossil record going
back to the Devonian. They are commonly known
. They typically
grow in wet areas, with whorls
of needle-like branches...
- Horsetail Falls
Fall may refer
to: Horsetail Falls
(Oregon) - a waterfall along
the Columbia River Gorge
in Oregon Horsetail
- conduct products
of photosynthesis. Vascular plants include
the clubmosses, horsetails
, ferns, gymnosperms
(including conifers) and angiosperms
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