Definition of Genus Berberis
1. Noun. Large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Barberry Family, Berberidaceae, Family Berberidaceae
Member holonyms: Barberry
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Berberis
Literary usage of Genus Berberis
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1. King's American Dispensatory by John King (1909)
"... the sub-genus of the genus berberis, is a flue, showy family of evergreen shrubs. The distinction between thin sub-genus and the berberia proper, ..."
2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1855)
"The nearest analogy is no doubt with the section Mahonia, of the genus Berberis, but the leaves of Decaisnea are soft and thin, not rigid and prickly as in ..."
3. Genera Florae Americae Boreali-orientalis Illustrata: The Genera of the by Asa Gray (1848)
"In America the genus Berberis is also represented at the southern extremity of the continent. The berries are usually acid and edible or harmless ..."
4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1906)
"5929 Elmer has been examined by Schneider, who has recently monographed the genus Berberis,12 and who verifies the above identification, although stating ..."
5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"Professor JM Maisch contributes an interesting review of the genus Berberis, and particularly of the species indigenous to the North American territories ..."
6. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus Berberis,* Linn. B. & H., Gen., i, p. 43; Baill., lc, p. 73. Species (including Mahonia) about 60 or 70, natives chiefly of S. America and Asia. 16. ..."