small genus of evergreen shrubs of southwestern United States and Mexico
Syn: ↑genus Eriodictyon
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Meronyms: ↑yerba santa, ↑Eriodictyon californicum

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\\-ēˌän\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from erio- + Greek diktyon net, from dikein to throw; from the woolly netlike leaves
1. capitalized : a small genus of resinous shrubs (family Hydrophyllaceae) of southwestern No. America having finely reticulated leaves often woolly beneath and white or bluish flowers in scorpioid cymes — see yerba santa
2. -s : any plant of the genus Eriodictyon

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  • Eriodictyon — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Eriodictyon Eriodictyon californicum …   Wikipedia Español

  • Eriodictyon — Benth., Gattung der Hydrophyllazeen, behaarte, filzige oder kleberige Sträucher oder Halbsträucher mit wechselständigen, ungeteilten, gezahnten Blättern, genäherten, zwei bis dreiteiligen, einseitswendigen, vielblütigen Wickeln in ansehnlichen,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Eriodictyon — Taxobox name = Eriodictyon image width = 250px image caption = Eriodictyon californicum regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Hydrophyllaceae genus = Eriodictyon subdivision ranks = species… …   Wikipedia

  • eriodictyon — The dried leaves of E. californicum (family Hydrophyllaceae); the fluidextract and the syrup have been used as an expectorant and flavoring agent to mask the taste of bitter substances. SYN: mountain balm, yerba santa. * * * er·i·o·dic·ty·on tē… …   Medical dictionary

  • Eriodictyon — ID 31954 Symbol Key ERIOD Common Name yerba santa Family Hydrophyllaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, NV, OR, UT Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • eriodictyon — er·i·o·dic·ty·on …   English syllables

  • Eriodictyon californicum — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Eriodictyon californicum — Eriodictyon californicum …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ERIODICTYON TOMENTOSUM BENTH. - ЭРИОДИКТИОН ВОЙЛОЧНЫЙ — см. 799. Многолетнее растение. Кустарник. E. tomentosum Benth. Э. войлочный In Bot. voy. Sulph. (1844) 36. Freise (1936) 387. S y n. E. crassifolium Benth. М е с т н. н а з в. Браз. herva santa. Р а с п р. Амер.: Калиф., Браз. одичала. К у л ь т …   Справочник растений

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