Definition of Lepidium sativum
1. Noun. Annual herb used as salad green and garnish.
Terms within: Garden Cress
Generic synonyms: Cress, Cress Plant
Group relationships: Genus Lepidium, Lepidium
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Literary usage of Lepidium sativum
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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The Golden Cress, я broad yellowish-leaved variety of lepidium sativum. —.BASTARD. ... lepidium sativum. — DES PRE'S. Cardamine pratensis. — DU BRE'SIL. ..."
2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1896)
"188), in lepidium sativum, on the contrary, each possesses two long, narrow lateral lobes. Fig. 185 represents a section through the seed of L. ..."
3. Experimental Morphology by Charles Benedict Davenport (1899)
"... between 58 and TABLE XLVI THE MINIMUM INTENSITY FOR PHOTOTROPIC RESPONSE IN VARIOUS SPECIES OF PLANTS lepidium sativum, Amaranthus melancholicus ruber, ..."