Definition of Myricaria
1. Noun. Small genus of deciduous shrubs or subshrubs of southern Europe to Siberia and China; tolerant of chalky soil.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Tamaricaceae, Tamaricaceae, Tamarisk Family
Member holonyms: False Tamarisk, German Tamarisk, Myricaria Germanica
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myricaria
Literary usage of Myricaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Western Himalaya and Tibet: A Narrative of a Journey Through the Mountains by Thomas Thomson (1852)
"... ravine—Forest of Myricaria-trees —Borax plain—Hot springs—Borax lakes of Eastern Tibet—Sulphur mine ..."
2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1842)
"Myricaria Germanica is recommended as a diuretic. TAMARINDS, Medical Properties of. Of the two varieties of the only species of this genus, ..."
3. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"Myricaria, the other genus of this order, includes Tamarix germanica, which extends from Europe to the Caucasus : other species, or perhaps varieties, ..."
4. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"KEY TO TAMARIX, INCLUDING Myricaria * Stamens 10 grown together for J to J their length. Myricaria. (A.) A. Racemes of pink or whitish flowers in compound ..."
5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1908)
"Amongst them the pedicularis was struggling to come into flower. Near the myricaria, as if thrown there, was the green rose ..."
6. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1882)
"... myricaria, mihi. Expanse of wings fifteen-sixteenths to one inch and one-eighth. Fore wings brown, tending to purple, with several wavy darker ..."
7. Tibet and the Tibetans by Graham Sandberg (1906)
"... perhaps swarming with hares which get up as you approach on all sides.1 Other woody shrubs are Myricaria Germanica, akin to tamarisk, called "ombu," ..."