Definition of Epilobium

1. Noun. Large widely distributed genus of herbs and subshrubs of especially western North America and Arctic areas.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epilobium

Ephthalites
EpiP serine protease
EpiPen
Epictetian
Epictetus
Epicurean
Epicureanism
Epicureans
Epicurus
Epidendrum
Epidendrum tampense
Epidendrum venosum
Epigaea repens
Epilachna
Epilachna varivestis
Epilobium
Epilobium angustifolium
Epilobium canum canum
Epilobium hirsutum
Epimedium
Epimedium grandiflorum
Epimenides
Epimetheus
Epinephelus
Epinephelus adscensionis
Epinephelus fulvus
Epipactis
Epipactis gigantea
Epipactis helleborine
Epipaleolithic

Literary usage of Epilobium

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1842)
"On epilobium angustifolium, and species which have been confounded with it. ... THERE appears to be two species of epilobium confounded by British botanists ..."

2. Hortus Kewensis: Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1789)
"Narrow-leav'd epilobium, or Rofe-bay Willow-herh. Nat. of Britain. ... Linear-leav'd epilobium. Nat. of Switzerland. Introd. ..."

3. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"And the same must be said, too, of epilobium angustifolium, ... The only other epilobium I have to tell of is a wee New Zealand creeper that I first saw at ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1889)
"... Vib. nud., Taxus, Spiraea salicifolia, Pteris, Oenothera. Thalictrum dioicum, Actaea spicata alba, epilobium ..."

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