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  • According to Abbo of Fleury, followed by Florence of Worcester, he came "ex antiquorum Saxonum prosapia," which apparently means that he was of foreign origin and that he belonged to the Old Saxons of the continent.

    Archive 2007-05-13

  • Zebra (Equus burchelli antiquorum), blue wildebeest (Connocheatus taurinus), and springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) are the most numerous mammals at these waterholes.

    Angolan Mopane woodlands

  • A woman who hears a man playing on a reed pipe which has been dressed with the juices of the bahupadika plant, the tabernamontana coronaria, the costus speciosus or arabicus, the pinus deodora, the euphorbia antiquorum, the vajra and the kantaka plant, becomes his slave.

    The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana

  • C. antiquorum was until recently treated as a distinct species but now it is considered a variety of C. esculenta.

    Chapter 7

  • The dasheen type (C. esculenta var. esculenta) has higher water requirements than the eddoe type (C. esculenta var. antiquorum), and the latter is often grown in dry land culture as a plantation crop (eg in rotation with sugar cane in some Caribbean territories), where it is planted as cormels or pieces of corm in fields prepared by ridging, or as an intercrop in peasant agriculture.

    Chapter 32

  • SEN GUPTA, P. and GHOSH, S. (1964) Isolation of taraxerol and epi-friedelanol from Euphorbia antiquorum.

    Chapter 5

  • Part XVI: Isolation of cycloartenol from Euphorbia antiquorum and a partial synthesis of parkeol and agnosterol.

    Chapter 5

  • The principal woody feature is Euphorbia antiquorum.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • Euphorbia antiquorum, Jasminum of Benka, Ligustrum conaria, Mesp. microphyllus (are these two species confounded by me, as the larger-leaved one never descends so low?), Lerissoides, Osbeckia linearis, Euphorbia, Gordonia, Gymnobotrys.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • Nyctanthes, Myrtaceae 1-2, Wendlandia, Bignonia, Randia, and two or three other trees about houses, a species of Ficus; Euphorbia antiquorum common on the drier parts.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

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