Definition of Genus galium
1. Noun. Annual or perennial herbs: bedstraw; cleavers.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rubiaceae, Madder Family, Rubiaceae
Member holonyms: Bedstraw
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Galium
Literary usage of Genus galium
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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The genus Galium, comprising over 250 widely distributed existing herbaceous forms, has been doubtfully identified from the Eocene of Greenland. ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"... zeal of Dr. Albert Kellogg, one of the early explorers of California botany. The large genus Galium is increased from eighteen to thirty-seven species. ..."
3. Therapeutic Gazette (1886)
"Sir William Hooker and Dr. Arnott, in their " Field Book of British Plants," enumerate fourteen families of the genus " galium," of the natural order ..."
4. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1875)
"The members of the genus Galium are all called " divers" in this country, and "goose-grass" in Europe. This species is found in the woods—a trailing, ..."