Definition of Genus olearia
1. Noun. Large genus of Australian evergreen shrubs or small trees with large daisylike flowers.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Daisy Bush, Daisy-bush, Daisybush
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Olearia
Literary usage of Genus olearia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Handbook for Travellers in New Zealand: Auckland, the Hot Lake District by John Murray (Firm), F. W. Pennefather (1893)
"... some portions make handsome veneers. Grows chiefly in the South Island and near the coast. Order—COMPOSITAE. Genus— Olearia, Moench. ..."
2. Climbs in the New Zealand Alps: Being an Account of Travel and Discovery by Edward Arthur FitzGerald (1896)
"The genus Olearia is also peculiar to the Antipodean flora, and comprises many species, among which those found most frequently in the Southern Alps are 0. ..."
3. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The genus Olearia is their closest relationship, but there the pappus is double, while here It is single. They are very variable In appearance, ..."
4. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"n- belonging to the genus Olearia (F¡¡;. 46^, 3), and Senecio. Diels assigns i,3.',o meters as the upper limit of the elfin-wood on the South Island. ..."
5. Notes of a Naturalist in South America by John Ball (1887)
"This plant, nearly allied to the genus Olearia, whose numerous species are confined to Australia, New Zealand, and the adjoining islands, ..."
6. Handbook of New Zealand by James Hector, New Zealand Geological Survey, Dominion Museum (N.Z.) (1883)
"... and in shipbuilding; some portions make handsome veneers. Grows chiefly in the South Island and near the coasts. Order—COMPOSITE. Genus—Olearia, Moench. ..."
7. The Handbook of New Zealand Mines: With Maps and Illustrations by New Zealand Mines Dept (1887)
"... fencing and in shipbuilding; some portions make handsome veneers. Grows chiefly in the South Island and near the coasts. Order—COMPOSIT.E. Genus—Olearia ..."