Definition of Asperula
1. Noun. Woodruff.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rubiaceae, Madder Family, Rubiaceae
Member holonyms: Woodruff
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asperula
Literary usage of Asperula
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Flowering Plants of Tunbridge Wells & Neighbourhood by Richard Deakin (1871)
"This plant was formerly used both as an outward and inward remedy for the cure of Quinsy; hence its specific name. Asperula ..."
2. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"Asperula odorata (Woodruff).—This is not a highly ornamental plant, but is nevertheless pleasing and attractive,—as much, perhaps, on account of its ..."
3. Report on the Recent Forminifera of the Malay Archipelago Contained in by Fortescue William Millet (1904)
"Uvigerina asperula Czjzek. Uvigerina asperula Czjzek, 1848, ... In the Malay Archipelago this variety o U. asperula is very rare, and is confined to Area 1. ..."
4. Flora Hertfordiensis by Robert Holden Webb, William Higgins Coleman (1849)
"Smith 1.196. Lind. 130. Bab. 152. EB 891. 2ed.200. Loc. Fields on chalk and gravel; frequent in all the districts. A. May, July. Asperula. Woodruff. LINN. ..."