Definition of Genus Arctium

1. Noun. Burdock.

Exact synonyms: Arctium
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Burdock, Clotbur



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arctium

genus Araneus
genus Araucaria
genus Araujia
genus Arbutus
genus Arca
genus Arcella
genus Arceuthobium
genus Archaeopteryx
genus Archaeornis
genus Archeopteryx
genus Archidiskidon
genus Archilochus
genus Architeuthis
genus Archosargus
genus Arctictis
genus Arctium (current term)
genus Arctocebus
genus Arctocephalus
genus Arctonyx
genus Arctostaphylos
genus Arctotis
genus Ardea
genus Ardisia
genus Areca
genus Arenaria
genus Arenga
genus Arethusa
genus Argemone
genus Argentina
genus Argentinosaurus

Literary usage of Genus Arctium

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1909)
"In Small's Flora of the Southeastern United States, the statement is made in the characterization of the genus Arctium that the leaves are rarely laciniate ..."

2. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"BURDOCK, a weed, belonging to the genus Arctium. See quotation from H. Kingsley sv BUT. I had lain so many nights A bedmate of the snail, and eft, ..."

3. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1851)
"... given some attention to the genus Arctium, without arriving at any definite conclusion. He observes that although major or Lappa, and minor or Bardana, ..."

4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1867)
"Besides the changes in the nomenclature of the genus Arctium, in accordance with Professor Babington's published opinions, we find our Muscari determined to ..."

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