Dicksonia barometz
Barometz Bar"o*metz, n. [Cf. Russ. baranets' clubmoss.] (Bot.) The woolly-skinned rhizoma or rootstock of a fern ({Dicksonia barometz}), which, when specially prepared and inverted, somewhat resembles a lamb; -- called also {Scythian lamb}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Barometz — Bar o*metz, n. [Cf. Russ. baranets clubmoss.] (Bot.) The woolly skinned rhizoma or rootstock of a fern ({Dicksonia barometz}), which, when specially prepared and inverted, somewhat resembles a lamb; called also {Scythian lamb}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barometz — /baˈrō mets/ noun 1. The Scythian lamb, a plant at one time supposed to be also animal, growing on a stalk but eating grass like a lamb, near the Caspian Sea 2. A tree fern (Cibotium or Dicksonia barometz), of the East Indies and Pacific islands …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cibotium barometz —   Cibotium barometz …   Wikipedia Español

  • Scythian lamb — Barometz Bar o*metz, n. [Cf. Russ. baranets clubmoss.] (Bot.) The woolly skinned rhizoma or rootstock of a fern ({Dicksonia barometz}), which, when specially prepared and inverted, somewhat resembles a lamb; called also {Scythian lamb}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tree fern — noun any of numerous usually tropical ferns having a thick woody stem or caudex and a crown of large fronds; found especially in Australia and New Zealand; chiefly of the families Cyatheaceae and Marattiaceae but some from Polypodiaceae •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Подсемейство диксониевые (Dicksonioideae) —         Тесные связи с циатейными имеет подсемейство диксониевые (Dicksonioideae), включающее древовидные (в большинстве случаев) папоротники, относимые к четырем родам: диксония (Dicksonia), цистодиум (Cystodium), кульцита (Culcita) и циботиум… …   Биологическая энциклопедия

  • Farnhaar — Farnhaar, haarförmig entwickelte, trockne Schuppen (paleae) der Stämme und Wedelbasen, bez. der Wurzelstöcke mehrerer Farne, die seit langer Zeit als blutstillendes Mittel benutzt werden. Schon im Mittelalter kamen derartige behaarte Wurzelstöcke …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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