Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Plumbaginaceae — an oriental herbs with white or red flowers.

Etymologies

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acanth- (“spiny”) +‎ Limonium

Examples

  • This ecoregion is made up of gravel and scree slopes with widely scattered isolated tufts of bunch grasses, thorny hassock-shaped clumps of plants such as Onobrychis and Acantholimon spp.

    Sulaiman Range alpine meadows

  • Stands of Juniperus turkomanica also form open woodlands in the middle and upper mountain belts at the altitudes around 1,000-2,000 m in complexes with shiblyak, steppes dominated by fescue (Festuca valesiaca) and feathergrass (Stipa turcomanica, S. hohenackeriana) and mountain xerophytes represented by cushion-plants such as Acanthophyllum, Acantholimon, and Tragacantha.

    Kopet Dag woodlands and forest steppe

  • It is considered a speciation center for such genera as Astragalus, Acantholimon, Couisinia, Centaurea, Onobrychis.

    Eastern Anatolian montane steppe

  • Species found within the park include Thesium scabriflorum (V), Ferula halophila (V), Acantholimon saxifragiforme (R), Onobrychis elata (R), Phryna ortegioides (R), Reseda armena (R) and Silene splendens (R).

    Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappodocia, Turkey

  • Acanthophyllum and Acantholimon; On the structure of the stem of.

    Transactions of the Linnean Society

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