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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Eryngium(0.00890 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Eryngium.
English → English (WordNet)
n : large genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower
heads; cosmopolitan in distribution [syn: genus Eryngium]
English → English (gcide)
Snakeroot \Snake"root`\, n. (Bot.)
Any one of several plants of different genera and species,
most of which are (or were formerly) reputed to be
efficacious as remedies for the bites of serpents; also, the
roots of any of these.
Note: The Virginia snakeroot is Aristolochia Serpentaria;
black snakeroot is Sanicula, esp. S. Marilandica,
also Cimicifuga racemosa; Seneca snakeroot is
Polygala Senega; button snakeroot is Liatris, also
Eryngium; white snakeroot is Eupatorium ageratoides
. The name is also applied to some others
Eryngium \E*ryn"gi*um\ ([-e]*r[i^]n"j[i^]*[u^]m), n. [NL., fr.
Gr. 'hry`ggion, dim. of 'h`ryggos eryngo; cf. L. eryngion,
A large genus of umbelliferous plants somewhat like thistles
in appearance, cosmopolitan in distribution. Eryngium maritimum
, or sea holly, has been highly esteemed as an
aphrodisiac, the roots being formerly candied.
Syn: genus Eryngium.