Sentence Examples


  • Of the 1o00 known species of Astragalus it possesses 800.
  • China has no Cistus or heath, only a single Ferula, while Astragalus is reduced to 35 species.
  • The western dry areas have the old-world leguminous Astragalus and Prosopis (Mesquit), but are especially characterized by the northward extension of the new-world tropical Cactaceae, Mgmmillaria, Cereus and Opuntia, by succulent Amar llideae such as A gave (of which the so-called American aloe is a type), and by arborescent Liliaceae (Yucca).
  • Prickly forms of Statice and Astragalus cover the dry hills.
  • The astragalus has a pulley-like surface above for articulation into the tibia, but its lower surface is flattened and unites to a much greater extent with the navicular than with the cuboid, which bone is of comparatively less importance than in the Artiodactyles.

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