Definition of Genus lamium
1. Noun. Genus of Old World herbs: dead nettles; henbits.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Dead Nettle, Lamium Album, White Dead Nettle, Henbit, Lamium Amplexicaule
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lamium
Literary usage of Genus lamium
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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1833)
"Thus the varieties and the species of the genus Lamium in Botany are placed together because of their general affinities; ..."
2. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"A common name for the genus Lamium, a few species of which have become naturalized in thiscountry to such an extent as to be troublesome. Natives of Europe. ..."
3. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"... the labiate genus Lamium. \ETTLE RASH (urticaria), an eruptive disor- •":: characterized by the appearance of patches ..."
4. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"genus lamium LAMIUM (Greek, laimos, throat, from the form of the corolla). A genus of about forty annual and perennial herbs, with square, hairy stems, ..."
5. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"Dead nettle is the common name for plants of the labiate genus Lamium. METTLE BASH (urticaria), an eruptive disorder characterized by the appearance of ..."
6. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"... means "dense blossom" in allusion to the compact inflorescences of this genus. The genus Lamium, from which the family name Lam- ..."