Definition of Genus Angelica
1. Noun. Biennial or perennial herbs of the northern hemisphere; have a taproot.
Member holonyms: Angelica, Angelique
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Angelica
Literary usage of Genus Angelica
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lincolnshire and the Danes by George Sidney Streatfeild (1884)
"This plant, Selina carvifolia, is closely allied to the genus angelica, and is found over a large area on the Continent, ranging from Russia to Denmark and ..."
2. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"The genus Angelica bears its name on account of its credited efficacy in healing. A. villosa, pubescent Angelica, a plant very similar to its relative, ..."
3. The Vegetable World: Being a History of Plants, with Their Botanical by Louis Figuier (1869)
"We shall take a cursory glance at the more interesting species, taking them at random aa they present themselves. The genus Angelica, with which we ..."
4. Outlines of botany by Gilbert Thomas Burnett (1835)
"... иге the three subgeneric names given to the divisions of the old genus Angelica. These and the other plants, such as Selinum, the moon-wort, ..."