Definition of Roccella tinctoria

1. Noun. A source of the dye archil and of litmus.

Exact synonyms: Roccella
Generic synonyms: Lichen
Group relationships: Genus Roccella



Lexicographical Neighbors of Roccella Tinctoria

Robinson's disease
Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Jeffers
Robinson catheter
Robinson index
Robison
Robison-Embden ester
Robison ester
Robitussin
Roblett
Roblin
Robson
Roby
Robyn
Roccella tinctoria (current term)
Roccellaceae
Rocco
Rocco Marciano
Roccus
Roccus saxatilis
Rocephin
Rochalimaea
Rochambeau
Rochdale
Roche
Roche limit
Roche limits
Rochelle
Rochelle powder

Literary usage of Roccella tinctoria

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1844)
"... Ach. 384 Roccella tinctoria, DC. Description of a ne\o British Species ... Roccella tinctoria ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1864)
"STENHOUSE. Phil. Tram. 1848, 69; Ann. Pharm. 68, 66. Occurs in Roccella tinctoria from the Cape of Good Hope, and is extracted therefrom, but together with ..."

3. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"[These substances are prepared from various lichens, amongst which the Roccella tinctoria, R. corallina, ..."

4. Dyeing and Calico Printing: Including an Account of the Most Recent by Frederick Crace Calvert, John Stenhouse, Charles Edward Groves (1876)
"... and 'Valparaiso weed,' which is the Roccella tinctoria. Of the species growing inland the Variolaria dealbata, found on the rocky parts of the Pyrenees, ..."

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