Definition of Eryngium maritimum
1. Noun. European evergreen eryngo with twisted spiny leaves naturalized on United States east coast; roots formerly used as an aphrodisiac.
Group relationships: Eryngium, Genus Eryngium
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Eryngium maritimum
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1. Wild flowers worth notice by Phebe Lankester (1879)
"Eryngium maritimum. I AM glad to write again of a sea-shore plant, for I associate with them quiet bright holiday hours; the never-weary sea, ..."
2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"Out of the fourteen listed above, Euphorbia Paralias, Polygonum maritimum, Eryngium maritimum, and Echinophora spinosa are the most notably psam- ..."
3. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1868)
"In Eryngium maritimum the leaf, says Sir Wm. Hooker, is " beautifully veiny." This is true ; but the same remark will apply to more than half the leaves of ..."
4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The root of Eryngium maritimum is used in the same way, possesses the same properties ... Linnaeus recommends the blanched shoots of Eryngium maritimum as a ..."
5. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"... as with Cakile maritima and Eryngium maritimum, they float for only a week or two, whilst in others again like Glaucium luteum they have no buoyancy. ..."
6. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1868)
"In Eryngium maritimum the leaf, says Sir Wm. Hooker, is " beautifully veiny." This is true; but the same remark will apply to more than half the leaves of ..."