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Synonyms for calamus

any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus

the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally

perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots

the hollow spine of a feather

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With three branching types, Calamus exhibited the most branching types in Calamoideae.
was highest (14.9%), followed by Horsefieldia amygdalina (10.6%), Alangium chinense and Medinillaru bicunda (6.4% each) and Calamus sp.
Since 1979, gay, queer, and feminist critics have offered powerful interpretations of "the special meaning" of the "Calamus" cluster.
The use of multiple plant parts was also recorded in some cases, including Iris lactea, where the leaves, roots, seeds, or flowers may be used for medicine, and Acorus calamus, where the roots, flowers, or leaves are used.
Cotylogaster basiri was described from specimens found in Calamus calamus (Valenciennes, 1830) captured at Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico (Siddiqi and Cable, 1960), and subsequently in hosts collected at a number of different localities in North America (Nahhas and Cable, 1964; Hendrix and Overstreet, 1977, 1983; Simpson and McGraw Junior, 1979).
The company says the pinnacle of this new range is the Calamus which features a lightweight, three-part TPU upper molding, injected directly onto a breathable synthetic mesh.
During the search we recovered a single large, black, unidentified tail feather with four whitish bands; it measured 30.7 cm in length, 7.2 cm in width, and 7.5 cm in calamus length (Fig.
Upon consuming the juice in secret during the eclipse, extracted from Sweet Flag or Calamus, as recommended by the physician, most of the women, if not all, in question had been rushed to nearest hospitals in the full glare of publicity - in order to be treated for life-threatening bouts of vomiting and diarrhoea.
Plant materials diet substrates and chemical analyses: The following seven dry medicinal plants from commercial sources were used: roots of dandelion (Taraxacum officinale L.) and calamus (Acorus calamus L.) flowers of marigold (Calendula officinalis L.) and whole overground herbs of St.
[paragraph] For the fourth year in a row, the Cabela's King Kat circuit will visit Calamus Reservoir near Burwell, Nebraska.
Under the process, called ' Engineered Wetland Technology', three different species native to natural wetlands-- phragmites karka, acorous calamus and typha latifolia -- were cultivated in specially created gravel beds lowered into treatment cells.
Acorns calamus (Sweet flag) has a long history of use and has numerous traditional and ethnomedicinal applications.