Definition of Genus Cnicus
1. Noun. One species: blessed thistle.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Blessed Thistle, Cnicus Benedictus, Sweet Sultan
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cnicus
Literary usage of Genus Cnicus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1901)
"Dr. Gray, in his revision of the genus Cnicus for the Synoptical Flora of North America (' : 403) says: i Var. canescens, Gray, is merely a form with ..."
2. American Medical and Philosophical Register: Or, Annals of Medicine, Natural edited by David Hosack, John Wakefield Francis (1814)
"... you will find it to be manifestly plumose, which is the character by which he distinguishes the genus cnicus from the carduus and serratula. ..."
3. An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest Improvements of by William Withering (1830)
"Various plants usually comprehended under Carduus, have been, by some authors, detached to constitute the genus Cnicus, merely on account of the down of the ..."