Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Salicornia: Salicornia europaea


(Plants) any chenopodiaceous plant of the genus Salicornia, of seashores and salt marshes: includes glasswort
[C19: from Late Latin, perhaps from Latin sal salt + cornu a horn]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Salicornia - glassworts
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Salicornia europaea, samphire, glasswort - fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass
References in periodicals archive ?
He further recommended that the cultivation of value-added halophytes such as Salicornia, Sea Aster, Spartina alterniflora, Suaeda, etc.
The SBRC team, comprising Masdar Institute researchers, harvested the first crop of Salicornia, the salt-tolerant and oil-rich plant.
The SBRC team, composed of Masdar Institute researchers, harvested the first crop of Salicornia, the salt-tolerant, and oil-rich plant.
SbDREB2A, an A-2 type DREB transcription factor from extreme halophyte Salicornia brachiata confers abiotic stress tolerance in Escherichia coli.
Salicornia herbacea and Houttuynia cordata along with probiotics separately was tested not beneficial for the performance of broilers (Sarker et al.
The influence of cadmium contamination and salinity on the survival, growth and phytoremediation capacity of the salt marsh plant Salicornia ramosissima.
The typical plant communities of the area are: rushes dominated by Schoenoplectus americanus (bulrush); grasslands dominated by Distichlis spicata and Sporobolus virginicus (saltgrass); reed beds mostly dominated by Schoenoplectus californicus (California bulrush, or "totora" in Peru); and areas of Salicornia, dominated by Sarcocornia neei (glasswort).
Unas flores de calabaza rellenas de frijol, un aguachile de hierbas de mar, con cristalina y salicornia.
Multiple compartmentalization of sodium conferred salt tolerance in Salicornia europaea.
Effect of 1-methylcyclopropene and vacuum cooling treatments on post harvest quality of Salicornia bigelovii Torr.