Definition of Genus ledum
1. Noun. Evergreen shrubs of north temperate regions.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: Crystal Tea, Labrador Tea, Ledum Groenlandicum, Glandular Labrador Tea, Trapper's Tea, Ledum Palustre, Marsh Tea, Wild Rosemary
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ledum
Literary usage of Genus ledum
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1. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1846)
"... for a long unnel-form, some- L'the number, cap- *the genus Ledum, 't has a above mention- shrub, ..."
2. A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia by Stephen Elliott (1821)
"T!iis plant has until lately been attached to the genus Ledum ; it differs how ever in its calyx, corolla and capsule. I have preferred the name originally ..."
3. The Homoeopathic Materia Medica: Arranged Systematically and Practically by Alphonse Teste (1854)
"... in many cases at least, cocculus indicus antidotes arnica much better than camphor. Ledum palustre, wild rosemary. genus ledum, family ..."
4. Familiar Lectures on Botany: Explaining the Structure, Classification, and by Lincoln Phelps (1853)
"141, c, is a flower of the genus Ledum (Labrador tea) ; it has a very small calyx, and a flat, five-parted corolla ; is found on the White Mountains of New ..."
5. Botany for Beginners: An Introduction to 'Mrs. Lincoln's Lectures on Botany' by Lincoln Phelps (1856)
"At c is a flower of the genus Ledum ; this corresponds with the Saxifraga in the number of its petals; it is in some parts of Europe valued as a medicinal ..."