Definition of Genus Podophyllum
1. Noun. Perennial rhizomatous herbs.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Barberry Family, Berberidaceae, Family Berberidaceae
Member holonyms: May Apple, Mayapple, Podophyllum Peltatum, Wild Mandrake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Podophyllum
Literary usage of Genus Podophyllum
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1. American Druggist (1889)
"The genus Podophyllum contains four known species, one Himalayan, one American, and two Chinese. The Indian species inhabits shady valleys in the inner ..."
2. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"The herbaceous genus Podophyllum contains species exhibiting a difference in the stamens which affords us an important clew for the understanding of what ..."
3. A Dictionary of medical terminology, dental surgery, and the collateral sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas (1882)
"The greatest amount or quantity ; opposed to minimum. May-Apple. A plant of the genus Podophyllum, Also, the fruit. May "Weed. ..."
4. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1898)
"The genus Podophyllum comprises two species, the American variety, P. peltatum—alone recognised by the British Pharmacopeia at the present time—and the ..."