black bryony


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black bryony

n.
A poisonous, perennial twining herb (Tamus communis) native to Eurasia, having blackish roots and red berries.

black bryony

n
(Plants) a climbing herbaceous Eurasian plant, Tamus communis, having small greenish flowers and poisonous red berries: family Dioscoreaceae
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Noun1.black bryony - common European twining vine with tuberous roots and cordate leaves and red berries
genus Tamus, Tamus - a genus of tuberous vines of the family Dioscoreaceae; has twining stems and heart-shaped leaves and axillary racemes
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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What does it do: Very few plants of this size spring from such an enormous root, which closely resembles Mandragora officinalis, this distinguishes it from Black bryony, (Tamus communis), which has black roots, and is not related.
Roedd cwlwm y coed (Tamus communis; black bryony) yn fwclis gwyrdd, melyn a choch ar y gwrychoedd a gwenyn meirch yn chwilota'n ddioglyd am neithdar.
The yearling colt pony, by Heathside Flashman and dam Brierdene Nansi, steadily came through the sections into the Overall M&M In Hand ring against five champions, Ms Gray & Duncan, Highland grey mare Pipers Black Bryony; John Watson's Shetlands, black mare Willowby First Lady and black colt Celtic Robert The Bruce; Moore & Decker, bay Dartmoor stallion and Ms Smith, two year old black Fell, Carrock I'm Yer Man.