Definition of Genus Salsola
1. Noun. Chiefly Old World herbs or shrubs: saltworts.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Chenopodiaceae, Family Chenopodiaceae, Goosefoot Family
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Salsola
Literary usage of Genus Salsola
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"A genus of which there are only three ligneous species in British gardens: two of these formerly belonged to the genus Salsola, or saltwort; and, ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1832)
"... such as Barbary, Syria, and Egypt ; but in places where the soil is impregnated with saline particles, or abounds in plants of the genus salsola. ..."
3. An Introduction to Entomology, Or Elements of the Natural History of Insects by William Kirby, William Spence (1826)
"... that the genus Pimelia is to be met with only where the soil is impregnated with saline particles, or where the species of the genus Salsola ..."
4. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"any plant of the genus Salsola. — à la chaux, caustic soda obtained by treating the carbonate with lime. ..."
5. Agriculture in Some of Its Relations with Chemistry by Frank Humphreys Storer (1897)
"... carbonate of soda as well as some carbonate of potash, were prepared by burning certain strand plants, notably those of the genus Salsola (saltwort). ..."
6. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1863)
"... that grow on the sea shore, chiefly of the genus Salsola, and is imported in haul porous masses of a speckled brown colour. Kelp, a still more impure ..."