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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Plumbaginaceae — the thrift plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of shrubby or herbaceous low-growing evergreen perennials.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants of the family Plumbaginaceæ, commonly called sea-pink or thrift. They are small perennial herbs, with rosettes of narrow, evergreen leaves on the ground. The species are much confused. They are used chiefly for border-planting in the open.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. shrubby or herbaceous low-growing evergreen perennials
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And a month ago in Armeria the transito took my front Jalisco plate when he issued a ticket for illegal parking.
The leaf man trough, meant to be a nice deep round hypertufa but most of the sides fell off from being unmolded too soon, is now home to miniature conifers, Juniperus horizontalis ‘Blue Pygmy’, Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana lutea’, silver Thymus ‘Heigh-Ho Silver’ and Armeria ‘Nifty Thrifty’.
About 2,000 vascular plant species, of which between 10 to 20% are endemics – i.e. Genista berberidea, Aquilegia discolor, Armeria maritima, A. Pubigera, Cytisus ingramii, Linaria faucicola, Petrocoptis viscosa, P. grandiflora.
The rare Armeria soleirollii occurs on the cliffs in Scandola Nature Reserve.
This same history was repeated int he gorges of the Ameca, Armeria and Tuxpan rivers.
Specifically, the drainage of the huge Jalisco basin was accomplished by essentially the same rivers that drain it today, namely the Santiago-Verde in the north, the Ameca in the west and the Tuxpan and Armeria in the south.
In the south, blockage of the courses of the Armeria and Tuxpan rivers was accomplished by the Colima volcanoes, which occur on the 19th parallel fault, one of the most active in mexico.
Alphonso the Valiant, whose long and short guns, used at the Siege of Madrid in A.D. 1084, are preserved in the Armeria Real.
For two or three years I do not remember to have seen it, or the seedlings, without flowers; its pretty, dwarf, rue-like foliage grew so thickly that it threatened to kill the edging of gentianella and such things as _Polemonium variegatum_, the double cuckoo-flower, and the little _Armeria setacea_; it also filled the walks, and its long wiry roots have been eradicated with difficulty.
-- Sea Salt: Large bags are for sale cheap (4 for 10 pesos) along the highway between Armeria and Tecoman in the State of Colima.