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Zygophyllaceae

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

A family of xerophytic or halophytic, mostly woody, perennial shrubs, with some herbs and trees, in which the leaves are opposite, usually fleshy, leathery, or hairy, with stipules which...

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Zygophyllaceae

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

A family of xerophytic or halophytic, mostly woody, perennial shrubs, with some herbs and trees, in which the leaves are opposite, usually fleshy, leathery, or hairy, with stipules which...

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Zygophyllaceae

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 191 words.

A family of xerophytic or halophytic, mostly woody, perennial shrubs, with some herbs and trees, in which the leaves

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Zygophyllaceae

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 199 words.

A family of xerophytic or halophytic, mostly woody, perennial shrubs, with some herbs and trees, in which the leaves are ...

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Zygophyllaceae

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 224 words.

A family of *xerophytic or *halophytic, mostly woody, *perennial shrubs, with some *herbs and trees, in which the leaves are ...

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Which factors have stronger explanatory power for primary wind dispersal distance of winged diaspores: the case of <i>Zygophyllum xanthoxylon</i> (Zygophyllaceae)?

Jinlei Zhu, Minghu Liu, Zhiming Xin, Yingming Zhao and Zhimin Liu.

in Journal of Plant Ecology

June 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5731 words.

Aims

How seed dispersal distance is related to various factors is a major challenge for seed ecologists. However, there are different answers as to which...

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Genetic Diversity in the Endangered Tropical Tree, <i>Guaiacum sanctum</i> (Zygophyllaceae)

Eric J. Fuchs and James L. Hamrick.

in Journal of Heredity

January 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 5189 words.

Fragmentation of tropical forests has changed continuous tropical landscapes into a network of poorly connected fragments, reducing population sizes and potentially increasing genetic...

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Ultrastructure and Secretion of the Secretory Cells of Two Species of<b> <i>Fagonia</i> </b>L. (Zygophyllaceae)

ABRAHAM FAHN and CARMELA SHIMONY.

in Annals of Botany

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

The ultrastructure and secretion of the secretory cells of the glandular trichomes ofFagonia mollisandF. glutinosawere studied. The most important finding of this study is that two species...

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Glandular Trichomes of Fagonia L. (Zygophyllaceae) Species: Structure, Development and Secreted Materials

ABRAHAM FAHN and CARMELA SHIMONY.

in Annals of Botany

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

The glandular trichomes ofFagoniaconsist of one secretory cell and a multicellular stalk, which develops by division, elongation and elevation of epidermal cells. The latter become seperated...

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lignum vitae

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8 words.

(timber of Guaiacum officinale) See Zygophyllaceae.

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Guaiacum

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 45 words.

(family Zygophyllaceae)

A genus of trees some of which yield an extremely hard, dense, oily timber. Lignum vitae comes

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Nitraria

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 106 words.

(family Zygophyllaceae)

A genus of halophytic (see halophyte) shrubs and herbs in which the leaves are thickened

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Zygophyllum

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 140 words.

(family Zygophyllaceae)

A genus of low-lying, small, bushy shrubs found in deserts and arid regions. They have fleshy, opposite

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Guaiacum

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Zygophyllaceae)

A genus of trees some of which yield an extremely hard, dense, oily timber. Lignum vitae comes from G. officinale (and others). This species also yields a...

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nordihydroguaiaretic acid

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 54 words.

An antioxidant compound that is obtained from Larrea tridentata (*Zygophyllaceae). It has been used as a food and fibre preservative, and as a dietary supplement, and it has been found to...

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Nitraria

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Zygophyllaceae)

A genus of halophytic (see halophyte) shrubs and herbs in which the leaves are thickened or leathery and usually opposite, with stipules. The flowers are...

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Zygophyllum

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Zygophyllaceae)

A genus of low-lying, small, bushy shrubs found in deserts and arid regions. They have fleshy, opposite leaves, mostly bifoliate, or occasionally with...

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Lotus

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 302 words.

In Greek legend, the lotophagi (lotus-eaters), those who ate the fruit of the lotus tree, forgot their friends and homes and lost all desire to return to their native land. Because the...

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