Definition of Genus Cochlearia
1. Noun. A genus of the family Cruciferae.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, Family Brassicaceae, Family Cruciferae, Mustard Family
Member holonyms: Cochlearia Officinalis, Common Scurvy Grass, Scurvy Grass
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cochlearia
Literary usage of Genus Cochlearia
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1. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"... form collectively a family (or order) ; thus, the genus Cabbage, the genus Stock, the genus Thlaspi, the genus Cochlearia, belong to the same family, ..."
2. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus Cochlearia,* Linn. B. & H., Gen., i, p. 75; Baill., Hist. PL, iii, p. 270. Species about 30, natives chiefly of the colder parts of the northern ..."
3. 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 Cochlearia, having a root of a pungent taste. It is stimulant, diuretic, and diaphoretic. Dose, 9j to 3J- Horse-Tail. ..."
4. Bulletin of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia by Geographical Society of Philadelphia (1895)
"... and the genus COCHLEARIA by DR. BL ROBINSON. Determinations of the remainder of the collection by MR. ML FERNALD, with the exception of the genus SALIX, ..."