Definition of Genus Atropa
1. Noun. Belladonna.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Solanaceae, Potato Family, Solanaceae
Member holonyms: Atropa Belladonna, Belladonna, Belladonna Plant, Deadly Nightshade
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Atropa
Literary usage of Genus Atropa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of medical terminology, dental surgery, and the collateral sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas (1882)
"A plant of the genus Atropa. See ATROPA BELLADONNA. Deaf 'ness. Diminution or completo loss of hearing. ..."
2. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1863)
"Atropa mandragora, like the Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade), and other plants of the genus Atropa, belongs to the family of ..."
3. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1831)
"This, if I am correct in referring it to the genus Atropa, is perhaps the only species that inhabits cold mountain-districts: it is very distinct from every ..."
4. Annals of Botany by Carl Dietrich Eberhard König, John Sims (1806)
"If, therefore, Atropa solanacea L., as I conceive, really belong to the genus Atropa, the shrub alluded to must be separated from it, and referred with the ..."
5. Materia medica and therapeutics: Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Douglas Fergusson Phillips (1874)
"This error is probably referable to the fact that the original name of the atropa was " Solanum," and that when the genus " Atropa" was established, ..."
6. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1831)
"... if I am correct in referring it to the genus Atropa, is perhaps the only species that inhabits cold mountain-districts: it is very distinct from every ..."
7. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus Atropa, Linn* Miers, 111. S. Am. Pl., ii, App., p. 4. Species 2 or more ? natives of South Europe and Asia. 193. Atropa Belladonna,! ..."