Definition of Argyreia
1. Noun. Woody climbers of tropical Asia to Australia.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Convolvulaceae, Family Convolvulaceae, Morning-glory Family
Member holonyms: Silverweed
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argyreia
Literary usage of Argyreia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"argyreia speciosa, Sweet., Wight 7c., t. 851 ; Smith Ic. Pict., t. 17 ; Bot. Mag. 2446. The root and leaves. Vernacular.—Samandar-sokh (Hind. ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Cult, only in the form var. argyreia, Hook., which differs from the type in having broad, parallel longitudinal bands of white between the nerves. Brazil. ..."