Lawsonia inermis
Lawsonia Law*so"ni*a, n. (Bot.) An Asiatic and North African shrub ({Lawsonia inermis}), with smooth oval leaves, and fragrant white flowers. {Henna} is prepared from the leaves and twigs. In England the shrub is called {Egyptian privet}, and in the West Indies, {Jamaica mignonette}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Lawsonia inermis — Hennastrauch Hennastrauch (Lawsonia inermis), Illustration Systematik Unterklasse: Rosenähnliche (Rosidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Lawsonia inermis — Henné Henné …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lawsonia inermis — Henna Hen na, n. [Ar. hinn[=a] alcanna ({Lawsonia inermis} syn. {Lawsonia alba}). Cf. {Alcanna}, {Alkanet}, {Orchanet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A thorny tree or shrub of the genus {Lawsonia} ({Lawsonia alba}). The fragrant white blossoms are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lawsonia inermis — heninė lavsonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raudoklinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Lawsonia inermis), paplitęs Afrikoje, Azijoje ir Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lawsonia inermis angl. henna; Jamaica mignonette;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Lawsonia inermis — heninė lausonija statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Lawsonia inermis angl. Cyprus shrub; Egyptian privet; henna; mignonette tree vok. Alhenna; Hennastrauch rus. лавсония безостая; лавсония неколючая; хенна lenk. hennowy krzew; lawsonia… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Lawsonia inermis — Alcanna Al*can na, n. [Sp. alcana, alhe?a, fr. Ar. al hinn[=a]. See {Henna}, and cf. {Alkanet}.] (Bot.) An oriental shrub ({Lawsonia inermis}) from which henna is obtained. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lawsonia inermis — ID 45246 Symbol Key LAIN5 Common Name henna Family Lythraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution PR, VI Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lawsonia inermis — …   Википедия

  • lawsonia inermis — n. type of shrub found in the Middle East with aromatic reddish brown or white flowers (henna is obtained from its leaves and twigs) …   English contemporary dictionary

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