Definition of Genus Aristolochia
1. Noun. Birthworts; Dutchman's-pipe.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Aristolochiaceae, Birthwort Family, Family Aristolochiaceae
Member holonyms: Aristolochia Clematitis, Birthwort
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aristolochia
Literary usage of Genus Aristolochia
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1. Annals of Botany by IDEAL (Project) (1888)
"This is the genus Aristolochia. In many countries these plants are called Snake-roots. ... The genus Aristolochia consists of about 180 species of plants ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... the only family of this order represented in the Wilcox flora. The genus Aristolochia, to which a typical fruit from the Wilcox is referred, ..."
3. A naturalist in western China: with vasculum, camera, and gun; being some by Ernest Henry Wilson, Charles Sprague Sargent (1913)
"... is represented in the floras of the two regions by the genus Aristolochia, with more numerous woody species in China than in eastern North America. ..."
4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"The flowers of the Birthwort genus (Aristolochia) bear a surprising resemblance to the spathes of ..."
5. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"genus Aristolochia (Birthwort). A. Serpentaria (Virginia Snakeroot) ; A. tomentosa. Medical properties: stimulant, tonic, diaphoretic, diuretic, ..."