Definition of Genus Polemonium

1. Noun. Type genus of the Polemoniaceae.

Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Polemoniaceae, Phlox Family, Polemoniaceae
Member holonyms: Polemonium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polemonium

genus Pluvialis
genus Pluvianus
genus Poa
genus Podalyria
genus Podargus
genus Podiceps
genus Podilymbus
genus Podocarpus
genus Podophyllum
genus Poecilocapsus
genus Poecilogale
genus Poephila
genus Pogonia
genus Pogostemon
genus Polanisia
genus Polemonium (current term)
genus Polianthes
genus Polioptila
genus Polistes
genus Pollachius
genus Polyangium
genus Polyborus
genus Polybotria
genus Polybotrya
genus Polycirrus
genus Polydactylus
genus Polyergus
genus Polygala
genus Polygonatum
genus Polygonia

Literary usage of Genus Polemonium

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"genus Polemonium POLEMONIUM (Greek, polemos, war ; of doubtful application). A genus of nine perennial herbs, with alternate pinnate leaves, and blue, ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"... the lobes of the corolla are purple or white, and the throat brown purple, with a yellow tube. The genus Polemonium possesses pure blue flowers. ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1893)
"Interesting and remarkable mixtures, which, like those last mentioned, seem barren, take place in my garden in the genus Polemonium. ..."

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