Definition of Genus collinsonia
1. Noun. Small genus of perennial erect or spreading aromatic herbs; United States.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Collinsonia Canadensis, Horse Balm, Horseweed, Richweed, Stone Root, Stone-root, Stoneroot
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Collinsonia
Literary usage of Genus collinsonia
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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Perilla is placed by Bentham and Hooker next to the American genus Collinsonia, with which it agrees in the following characters: flowering calyx of ó ..."
2. America's Curious Botanist: A Tercentennial Reappraisal of John Bartram by Nancy Everill Hoffmann, John C. Van Horne (2004)
"Principal among these was Carl Linnaeus, who named for him the genus Collinsonia. He also corresponded with Carlo Allioni, John Frederick Gronovius, ..."
3. A Naturalist in the Bahamas: John I. Northrop, October 12, 1861 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, John I. Northrop (1910)
"We sent some specimens to Dr. Britton, who wrote in reply that it was Elsholtzia cristata, a native of Siberia, and belonged near our genus Collinsonia. ..."