Definition of Hypochoeris
1. Noun. Widely distributed genus of herbs with milky juice; includes some cosmopolitan weeds.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: California Dandelion, Capeweed, Cat's-ear, Gosmore, Hypochaeris Radicata
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypochoeris
Literary usage of Hypochoeris
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Hypochoeris glabra L. Cat's-ear Herbaceous perennial Ballast and waste ground. Represented by a single collection from Philadelphia Co. in 1865. ..."
2. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"Zambesi. Loftier than the other species. Stem turgid towards the middle. Fruit large. Perhaps not abolutely requiring a tropical clime. Hypochoeris ..."