Definition of Genus Antennaria
1. Noun. Small woolly perennial herbs having small whitish discoid flowers surrounded by a ring of club-shaped bristles.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Antennaria Plantaginifolia, Ladies' Tobacco, Lady's Tobacco, Antennaria Dioica, Cat's Feet, Cat's Foot, Pussytoes
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Antennaria
Literary usage of Genus Antennaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1899)
"THE synopsis of The genus Antennaria in New England ' published by me some months ago might more appropriately have been called " The genus Antennaria in ..."
2. Bibliographical Index of North American Fungi by William Gilson Farlow (1905)
"... might be said — the genus Antennaria of Fungi can not stand since Antennaria, Lk. 1809 is antedated by Antennaria, G¡ertner 1791, a genus of Composita. ..."
3. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1843)
"... satisfied that it is not only distinct, but that it belongs to the genus Antennaria, as characterised by Link and Fries, and as there is no satisfactory ..."
4. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"... diaphoretic, pectoral, sudorific, stomachic, mucilaginous, diuretic; juice of former, anaphrodisiac. • genus Antennaria (Everlasting Immortelle). ..."
5. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"... of this genus. ANTENNARIA LABRADORICA Nutt. Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. 7:406. 1841.— A very good species, originally described from Labrador specimens. ..."