from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of maritime plants, of the natural order Chenopodiaceæ, now reduced to a section of Atriplex.
  • n. [lowercase] Atriplex Halimus, a well-known plant of the south European coasts.


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  • Further out there is a belt of Salsola vermiculata, Traganum nudatum and Atriplex halimus, which indicates that the soil is less salty and might be cultivated.

    Saharan halophytics

  • This includes several species from the genera Suaeda, Salsola, Limonium and Arthrocnemum, as well as Atriplex halimus, Anabasis articulata, and Haloxylon articulatum.

    Southeastern Iberian shrubs and woodlands

  • Nutritive values for A. nummularia and A. halimus are high.

    Chapter 9

  • In Israel and North Africa, a Mediterranean species, A. halimus, has proven hardier than A. nummularia or A. canescens.

    Chapter 9

  • The importance of long-term adaptation studies has been demonstrated in Iran, where extensive plantings of A. halimus and A. lentiformis suffer from a disease not found in their native habitats.

    Chapter 9

  • A. halimus has been grown irrigated with a nutrient solution containing 3.0 percent sodium chloride.

    Chapter 9

  • (malluah, from melah, "salt") most probably denotes the Atriplex halimus of Linnaeus, a species of sea purslane found on the shores of the Dead Sea, as also of the Mediterranean, and in salt marshes.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary


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