Definition of Spartium

1. Noun. One species: Spanish broom.

Exact synonyms: Genus Spartium
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Spanish Broom, Spartium Junceum, Weaver's Broom



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spartium

Sparaxis
Sparaxis tricolor
Sparganiaceae
Sparganium
Sparidae
Sparky
Sparmannia
Sparmannia africana
Sparrow Unit
Sparta
Spartan
Spartans
Spartina
Spartina cynosuroides
Spartina pectinmata
Spartium (current term)
Spartium junceum
Sparty
Spatangoida
Spaulding
Spayen
Spears
Speccies
Speccy
Special Air Service
Special Branch
Special Forces
Special K
Special Olympian

Literary usage of Spartium

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1. Sylva Florifera: The Shrubbery Historically and Botanically Treated: with by Henry Phillips (1823)
"The Latins called it genista, and their great natural historian (Pliny) says that he was not able to ascertain whether genista was the same as Spartium or ..."

2. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"719.; Spartium patens Lin. L. ' FL 1 u> , 2. p. ... S3., but not of Car.; Spartium ... 241.; Dec. Prod, 2. p. 154.; Don's Mill., 2. p. IBS. L Spartium ..."

3. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1917)
"Sparteine and other Spartium Alkaloids (Vol. VI, pp. 232-235).— During the past few years considerable work has been done in attempts to elucidate the exact ..."

4. On Buds and Stipules by John Lubbock (1899)
"124.—Part uf same shoot, to show the Imtl protected by the pedestal of the fallen leaf; nat. size*. /A bud; /*, persistent pedestal of leal. In Spartium ..."

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