Definition of Genus erigeron

1. Noun. Cosmopolitan genus of usually perennial herbs with flowers that resemble asters; leaves occasionally (especially formerly) used medicinally.

Exact synonyms: Erigeron
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Fleabane



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Erigeron

genus Epipremnum
genus Episcia
genus Eptatretus
genus Eptesicus
genus Equetus
genus Equisetum
genus Equus
genus Eragrostis
genus Eranthis
genus Ercilla
genus Erechtites
genus Erethizon
genus Eretmochelys
genus Erianthus
genus Erica
genus Erigeron
genus Erignathus
genus Erinaceus
genus Eriobotrya
genus Eriocaulon
genus Eriodictyon
genus Eriogonum
genus Eriophorum
genus Eriophyllum
genus Eriosoma
genus Erithacus
genus Erodium
genus Erolia
genus Eruca
genus Erwinia

Literary usage of Genus erigeron

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"In discussing the genus Erigeron the author says: " It can be limited only by taking into account a combination of characters, and insisting here upon one, ..."

2. Companion to the Botanical Magazine: Being a Journal, Containing Such by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1836)
"This seems to have as much claim to a place in the genus Erigeron as in Aster : and in some flowers, the florets of the ray appear ..."

3. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"Medical properties: Antispasmodic, alterative, antirheumatic, aromatic, tonic, nervine, diuretic. genus erigeron ..."

4. Studies Scientific & Social by Alfred Russel Wallace (1900)
"Handsome composites abound, especially the genus Erigeron, with a number of peculiar forms, while the beautiful butterfly-tulips of California (Calochortus) ..."

5. Studies Scientific & Social by Alfred Russel Wallace (1900)
"Handsome composites abound, especially the genus Erigeron, with a number of peculiar forms, while the beautiful butterfly-tulips of California ..."

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