Definition of Halenia
1. Noun. Genus of herbs of Eurasia and the Americas: spurred gentians.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Gentianaceae, Gentian Family, Gentianaceae
Member holonyms: Spurred Gentian
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halenia
Literary usage of Halenia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"Leaves about an inch long, Flowers blue, in terminal cymes and subterminal whorls. The plant turns nearly black in drying. Deflexed halenia. ..."
2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1899)
"PROVIDENCE, RI A SPURLESS halenia FROM MAINE. ML FERNALD. DURING the past two seasons, while collecting the spurred-gentian in various parts of Maine, ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Type species: halenia sibirica Borck. i. halenia deflexa (JE Smith) Griseb. ... halenia deflexa Griseb. in Hook. FI. Bor. Am. 2: 67. pi.- 1834. ..."
4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1873)
"... nervosa halenia deflexa. Phlox subulata. Gelsemium sempervirens. ... halenia Sibirica, and spp. Phlox Sibirica. (Gelsemium elegans. ..."
5. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1830)
"German green, curved, furrowed, scarcely twisted, about as long as the Up, and rather shorter than the spur. ' plant. halenia ..."