Definition of Genus gaultheria
1. Noun. Widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: Creeping Snowberry, Gaultheria Hispidula, Maidenhair Berry, Moxie Plum, Checkerberry, Creeping Wintergreen, Gaultheria Procumbens, Ground-berry, Groundberry, Mountain Tea, Teaberry, Wintergreen, Gaultheria Shallon, Salal, Shallon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Gaultheria
Literary usage of Genus gaultheria
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1. Spicilegium Neilgherrense, Or, a Selection of Neilgherry Plants: Drawn and by Robert Wight (1851)
"... The genus Gaultheria is an intermediate form, or sort of half way house between them ; the ovary is at first superior and the mature seed are the small ..."
2. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1818)
"The genus Gaultheria is beautifully singular and distinct in its character, derived from the form of its fruit. The calyx is jive cleft, caly- culated, ..."
3. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1834)
"CULTURE OF THE genus gaultheria. THE species of this genus are ornamental, and well deserving of cultivation. The G. Shallon, though small in this country, ..."
4. Across America and Asia: Notes of a Five Years' Journey Around the World and by Raphael Pumpelly (1870)
"... this genus, gaultheria, which is unknown on continental Asia or Europe, is another striking point of resemblance between the floras of northern Japan ..."
5. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1817)
"The genus Gaultheria is beautifully singular and distinct in its character, derived from the form of its fruit. The calyx is jive cleft, ..."
6. A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies by James Backhouse (1843)
"Persons suffering from excessive thirst, have been relieved by eating the berries of this species. Nat. Ord. ERICE.S:. Heath family. Genus, Gaultheria. ..."