Definition of Genus Menyanthes
1. Noun. The type genus of the Menyanthaceae; one species: bogbeans.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Buckbean Family, Family Menyanthaceae, Menyanthaceae
Member holonyms: Bog Myrtle, Bogbean, Buckbean, Marsh Trefoil, Menyanthes Trifoliata, Water Shamrock
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Literary usage of Genus Menyanthes
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1. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"Medical properties: Bitter, stomachic, tonic, astringent, anthelmintic, cholagogue, febrifuge. genus Menyanthes (Buckbean). M. trifoliata. ..."
2. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus Menyanthes,* Linn. B. & H., Gen., ii, p. 819. Species 2, natives of temperate and cold parts of the Northern Hemisphere. 184. ..."
3. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1817)
"The genus Menyanthes has its corolla hairy on the upper side; stigma bifid; capsule one celled, two valved. The species in the present article is named from ..."