Eryngium

Eryngium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae. There are about 250 species. The genus has a cosmopolitan distribution, with the center of diversity in South America. Common names include eryngo and sea holly (though the genus is not related to the true hollies, Ilex). These are annual and perennial herbs with hairless and usually ...
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Eryngium

[n] - large genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads
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Eryngium

• (n.) A genus of umbelliferous plants somewhat like thistles in appearance. Eryngium maritimum, or sea holly, has been highly esteemed as an aphrodisiac, the roots being formerly candied.
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Eryngium

genus Eryngium noun large genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads; cosmopolitan in distribution
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Eryngium

E·ryn'gi·um (e*rĭn'jĭ*ŭm) noun [ New Latin , from Greek 'hry`ggion , dim. of 'h`ryggos eryngo; confer Latin eryngion , erynge .] (Botany) A genus of umbelliferous plants somewhat like thistles in appearance. Eryngium maritimum...
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Eryngium

Eryngium is a genus of hardy umbelliferous plants characterized by bearing the flowers in a hard, prickly head, the succeeding fruit being covered with scales. Around the heads of the flowers is arranged an involucre of bracts. A common British species is the sea holly (Eryngium maritimum), whose hard, thistle-like structure and greyish colour make...
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Eryngium

These hardy perennials, commonly known as Sea Holly or Eryngo, are natives of the damp grasslands of South America. They grow from 5 to 6 feet high and spread up to 2 feet. They produce evergreen, sword-shaped, gray-green leaves that have spines at the edges. In late summer they produce small, rounded flowers, resembling thistles, on branched stems...
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