Definition of Lepidium sativum

1. Noun. Annual herb used as salad green and garnish.

Exact synonyms: Common Garden Cress, Garden Pepper Cress, Pepper Grass, Pepperwort
Terms within: Garden Cress
Generic synonyms: Cress, Cress Plant
Group relationships: Genus Lepidium, Lepidium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lepidium Sativum

Leopold Stokowski
Leopoldville
Leora
Leos
Leotia lubrica
Lepadidae
Lepanto
Lepas fascicularis
Lepcha
Lepechinia
Lepechinia calycina
Lepehne
Lepehne-Pickworth stain
Lepidium
Lepidium alpina
Lepidium sativum
Lepidobotryaceae
Lepidochelys
Lepidochelys kempii
Lepidochelys olivacea
Lepidocybium
Lepidocybium flavobrunneum
Lepidodendraceae
Lepidodendrales
Lepidothamnus
Lepidothamnus fonkii
Lepidothamnus laxifolius
Lepiota americana
Lepiota cepaestipes
Lepiota clypeolaria

Literary usage of Lepidium sativum

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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The Golden Cress, я broad yellowish-leaved variety of lepidium sativum. —.BASTARD. ... lepidium sativum. — DES PRE'S. Cardamine pratensis. — DU BRE'SIL. ..."

2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1896)
"188), in lepidium sativum, on the contrary, each possesses two long, narrow lateral lobes. Fig. 185 represents a section through the seed of L. ..."

3. Experimental Morphology by Charles Benedict Davenport (1899)
"... between 58 and TABLE XLVI THE MINIMUM INTENSITY FOR PHOTOTROPIC RESPONSE IN VARIOUS SPECIES OF PLANTS lepidium sativum, Amaranthus melancholicus ruber, ..."

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