Definition of Encelia farinosa

1. Noun. Fragrant rounded shrub of southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico having brittle stems and small crowded blue-green leaves and yellow flowers; produces a resin used in incense and varnish and in folk medicine.

Exact synonyms: Brittle Bush, Brittlebush, Incienso
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Encelia, Genus Encelia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encelia Farinosa

Empire State of the South
Empire day
Empirin
Empsonian
Empty Quiver
Emsworth
Emu novaehollandiae
Emydidae
En-lil
Enawene Nawe
Enbrel
Enceladan
Enceladean
Enceladus
Encelia
Encelia farinosa
Enceliopsis
Enceliopsis nudicaulis
Encephalartos caffer
Encephalitozoon hellum
Encratite
Encratites
Encyclia
Encyclia citrina
Encyclia tampensis
Encyclia venosa
End of Cycle
End of Cycles
Endamoeba

Literary usage of Encelia farinosa

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1. Guide to the Materials for American History in Roman and Other Italian Archives by Carl Russell Fish (1911)
"encelia farinosa. haustorium had penetrated the wood to a depth of 1 mm., ... encelia farinosa. Encelia is a shrub with a very limited local distribution. ..."

2. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1921)
"Causes of the Seasonal Changes in the Transpiration of encelia farinosa, by Edith B. Shreve. As was mentioned in the annual report of 1919, ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1906)
"... leaves had been formed and while they were developing the rate was relatively very great. A similar condition was likewise observed in encelia farinosa, ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1910)
"(ft) Plants occurring on southern exposures and largely wanting on northern ones; association of sahuaro and encelia farinosa. The species just named are ..."

5. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1919)
"... embodying the maximum difference from air temperature obtained for that plant for that time of day: encelia farinosa. Phaseolus sp. Amaranthus palmeri. ..."

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