Definition of Genus dracunculus

1. Noun. Tuberous herbaceous perennials: dragon arum.

Exact synonyms: Dracunculus
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Dracunculus Vulgaris, Dragon Arum, Green Dragon



2. Noun. Type genus of the family Dracunculidae.
Exact synonyms: Dracunculus
Generic synonyms: Worm Genus
Group relationships: Dracunculidae, Family Dracunculidae
Member holonyms: Dracunculus Medinensis, Guinea Worm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dracunculus

genus Dolichos
genus Dolichotis
genus Doliolum
genus Dombeya
genus Doodia
genus Doronicum
genus Dorotheanthus
genus Doryopteris
genus Dovyalis
genus Draba
genus Dracaena
genus Draco
genus Dracocephalum
genus Dracontium
genus Dracula
genus Dracunculus
genus Dreissena
genus Drepanis
genus Drimys
genus Dromaius
genus Drosera
genus Drosophila
genus Drosophyllum
genus Dryadella
genus Dryas
genus Drymarchon
genus Drymoglossum
genus Drynaria
genus Dryopithecus
genus Dryopteris

Literary usage of Genus dracunculus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1863)
"referred to other, mostly newly-established genera. Thus, Arum Dracunculus now constitutes the genus Dracunculus (species D. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"2, 1879) puts this plant into the genus Dracunculus because the ovules are attached to the base of the ovary, while in Arum they are attached to the side. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"2, 1879) puts this plant into the genus Dracunculus because the ovules are attached to the base of the ovary, while in Arum they are attached to the side. ..."

4. Diseases of the Skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1916)
"A disorder due to the presence in the human tissues of the female of a parasitic nematode worm of the genus dracunculus. The malady is a prevalent one on ..."

5. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"We are well aware that the embryonal forms of a related genus, Dracunculus medi- nensis, escape, as the mother worm ..."

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