Definition of Genus Polemonium
1. Noun. Type genus of the Polemoniaceae.
Group relationships: Family Polemoniaceae, Phlox Family, Polemoniaceae
Member holonyms: Polemonium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polemonium
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. ..."