Definition of Genus Carduus

1. Noun. Genus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistles.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Carduus

genus Capricornis
genus Caprimulgus
genus Capros
genus Capsella
genus Capsicum
genus Caragana
genus Caranx
genus Carcharhinus
genus Carcharias
genus Carcharodon
genus Cardamine
genus Cardium
genus Carduelis
genus Carduus (current term)
genus Caretta
genus Carex
genus Cariama
genus Carica
genus Carissa
genus Carlina
genus Carnegiea
genus Carpenteria
genus Carphophis
genus Carpinus
genus Carpobrotus
genus Carpocapsa
genus Carpodacus
genus Carthamus

Literary usage of Genus Carduus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1908)
"... Cnicus benedictus L. By a few recent American botanists our thistles with plumose pappus are united with the Old World genus Carduus L., which has the ..."

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