Definition of Salicornia europaea
1. Noun. Fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass.
Group relationships: Genus Salicornia, Salicornia
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Salicornia Europaea
Literary usage of Salicornia europaea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1907)
"Salicornia europaea AND ITS REPRESENTATIVES IN EASTERN AMERICA ... Linnaeus entirely discarded the name Salicornia europaea and published the name S. ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Type species: Salicornia europaea L. Annuals; stems mostly erect. Scales very short, acute or ... Salicornia europaea and var. herbacea L. Sp. PI. 3. 1753. ..."
3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1907)
"Salicornia europaea AND ITS REPRESENTATIVES IN EASTERN AMERICA. ML FERNALD. THE annual Saltwort or Samphire of our salt marshes, which has passed very ..."
4. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"The various marine plants furnish very different proportions of soda; those which are richest being the salsola soda and the salicornia europaea. ..."