Definition of Circaea
1. Noun. Enchanter's nightshade.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Evening-primrose Family, Family Onagraceae, Onagraceae
Member holonyms: Enchanter's Nightshade
Lexicographical Neighbors of Circaea
Literary usage of Circaea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Botanical Materia Medica by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"circaea. Petals 2, inserted into the calyx. Calyx hypocrate- riform; limb bipartite ... circaea ovati folia. Upper leaves ovate. Ois. 1001. In shady places. ..."
2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"circaea intermedia. The case of circaea intermedia offers an illustration to which I have called attention before now3. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"circaea intermèdia Ehrh. has thinner, strongly toothed leaves, some of them cordate, ... circaea alpina L. Smaller Enchanter's Nightshade. Fig. 3075. ..."