Definition of Roccella tinctoria
1. Noun. A source of the dye archil and of litmus.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Roccella Tinctoria
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, ..."