Definition of Aureolaria
1. Noun. Small genus of North American herbs often root-parasitic and bearing golden-yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Gerardia.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Scrophulariaceae, Figwort Family, Foxglove Family, Scrophulariaceae
Member holonyms: Aureolaria Pedicularia, False Foxglove, Gerardia Pedicularia, Aureolaria Virginica, False Foxglove, Gerardia Virginica
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aureolaria
Literary usage of Aureolaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"Aureolaria flava (L.) Farwell. Smooth false foxglove. No. 644. This is the Gerardia virginica (L.) BSP. of Gray. ..."
2. Flora of the District of Columbia and Vicinity by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1919)
"Aureolaria Raf. FALSE FOXGLOVE. Plants glabrous throughout or nearly so. ... Aureolaria laevigata Raf. Mouth of Difficult Run, Sept., 1909 (F. W, Pennell). ..."
3. Flora Telluriana by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque (1836)
"... flora that this is the real original-G. Gerardia, and I have given the monograph of 40 N. Amer. sp. blended with it, but belonging to the G. Aureolaria, ..."
4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... Cultivated and occasionally escaped to waste ground or rubbish dumps. Antirrhinum orontium L. Lesser snapdragon Herbaceous annual Ballast. • Aureolaria ..."