Definition of Genus Empetrum
1. Noun. Crowberries.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Crowberry Family, Empetraceae, Family Empetraceae
Member holonyms: Crowberry
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Empetrum
Literary usage of Genus Empetrum
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1. Memoirs by Gray Herbarium, Harvard University Gray Herbarium (1917)
"With the exception of this northern circumpolar species, the only living members of the genus Empetrum (map 33) are confined to two remote areas: the region ..."
2. The Encyclopædia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description of the by Hugh Murray, William Wallace, Robert Jameson, William Jackson Hooker, William Swainson, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1837)
"... there are only two shrubby plants on the island, both of which belong to the genus Empetrum, and may be but varieties of one species. ..."