Definition of Piqueria

1. Noun. Small genus of tropical American perennial herbs or subshrubs with white to pale yellow flowers; often included in genus Stevia.

Exact synonyms: Genus Piqueria
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Stevia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piqueria

Pipile
Pipilo
Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Pipistrellus
Pipistrellus pipistrellus
Pipistrellus subflavus
Pipola
Pippa
Pipracil
Pipridae
Piptadenia
Piptadenia macrocarpa
Pipturus
Pipturus albidus
Pipturus argenteus
Piqueria (current term)
Piraeus
Pirahã
Pirandellian
Pirandello
Piranga
Piranga flava hepatica
Piranga ludoviciana
Piranga olivacea
Piranga rubra
Pirani
Pirani gauge
Pirate
Pirenella
Pirie's bone

Literary usage of Piqueria

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The piqueria endures both sun and shade, and thrives with even indifferent ... Cultivation of piqueria (by Wm. Scott).—Usually the best way to produce good ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"The Piqueria endures both sun and shade, and thrives with even indifferent treatment. For flowers, it is much prized in winter, when delicate white sprays ..."

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