Definition of Achaenium

1. a dry fruit which doesn't open when mature [n ACHAENIUMS or ACHAENIA]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Achaenium

acetylserotonin
acetylserotonin n-methyltransferase
acetyltannic
acetyltannic acid
acetylthiocholine
acetyltransferase
acetyltransferases
acey-deucey
acft
ach
ach-laut
achaenia
achaenium (current term)
achaete
achaetous
achage
achages
achalasia
achalasias
achar
acharne
acharnement
achars
acharya
acharyas
achate
achates

Literary usage of Achaenium

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1. Hand-book of Indian Flora: Being a Guide to All the Flowering Plants by Herber Drury (1866)
"... flowers of the circumference many-series, truncated or 2-3-toothed : of the disk few, cylindrical, 5-toothed : achaenium terete : pappus 1-series; ..."

2. Annales des sciences naturelles by Adolphe Brongniart, Antoine Guillemin, Joseph Decaisne, Philippe Édouard Léon Van Tieghem, Julien Costantin, Pierre Allorge, Louis Blaringhem (1838)
"achaenium ut in C. Davalliana sessile, ... parte supra achaenium vacua et ipso ... et achaenium ferè superans. ..."

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