Maritima sentence example
- 75-77, so as to command the passage of the Taff, which was here crossed by the Via Maritima running from Gloucester to St David's.
- The town perhaps occupies the site of the ancient Nidus or Nidum of the Romans on the Julia Maritima from which a vicinal road branched off here for Brecon.
- From the time of Diocletian there was a Phoenice ad Libanum, with Emesa as capital, as well as a Phoenice Maritima of which Tyre was the chief city.
- Ambrosia maritima and some other species occur also in the Mediterranean region.
- About the saline lakes and marshes of the prairie country are found Ruppia maritima, L., Heliotropium curassavicum, L., natives of the Atlantic coast, and numerous species of Chenopodium, Atriplex and allied genera.Advertisement
- Koniga maritima (Sweet Alyssum): hardy, I ft., white; fragrant, compact.
- Malcolmia maritima (Virginian Stock): hardy, 6 in., lilac, rose or white.
- Sea-aster flourishes in the Wadden of Friesland and Groningen, the Dollart and the Zeeland estuaries, giving place nearer the shore to sandspurry (Spergularia), or sea-poa or floating meadow grass (Glyceria maritima), which grows up to the dikes, and affords pasture for cattle and sheep. Along the coast of Overysel and in the Biesbosch lake club-rush, or scirpus, is planted in considerable quantities for the hat-making industry, and common sea-wrack (Zostera marina) is found in large patches in the northern half of the Zuider Zee, where it is gathered for trade purposes during the months of June, July and August.
- A species of bristle-tail (Machilis maritima) and quite a number of springtails haunt the sea-coast at or below high-water mark.
- Beginning with the province of Aconcagua the coast elevations crystallize into a range of mountains, the Cordillera Maritima, which follows the shore line south to the province of Llanquihue, and is continued still farther south by the mountain range of Chiloe and the islands of the western coast, which are the peaks of a submerged mountain chain.Advertisement
- The deeply-indented coast line is filled with islands which preserve the general outline of the continent southward to the Fuegian archipelago, the outside groups forming a continuation of the Cordillera Maritima.
- The western slopes of the Andes, with its spurs and lateral ranges, cover a broad zone on the eastern side of the republic, and the Cordillera Maritima covers another broad zone on its western side from about lat.
- In some plants the stamens are perfected before the pistil; these are called proterandrous, as in Ranunculus repens, Silene maritima, Zea Mays.
- Cord grass The small cordgrass, Spartina maritima, is the only species of cordgrass native to Great Britain.
- Halo phytes.Plants which grow in very saline soils; e.g., Tr-iglochin iritimum, Salicornia spp., Zygophyllum cornutum, Aster Tnhum, Artemisia maritima.Advertisement
- L. maritima, a perennial, is somewhat tender, and should be treated as an annual.
- Sea Cotton-weed (Diotis) - D. maritima is a dwarf cottony herb, and sometimes used in the flower garden as an edging plant.
- Virginian Stock (Malcolmia) - The old M. maritima is a dwarf hardy annual, and grows in any soil.