Definition of Genus Eryngium

1. Noun. Large genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads; cosmopolitan in distribution.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Eryngium

genus Erigeron
genus Erignathus
genus Erinaceus
genus Eriobotrya
genus Eriocaulon
genus Eriodictyon
genus Eriogonum
genus Eriophorum
genus Eriophyllum
genus Eriosoma
genus Erithacus
genus Erodium
genus Erolia
genus Eruca
genus Erwinia
genus Eryngium (current term)
genus Erysimum
genus Erysiphe
genus Erythrina
genus Erythrocebus
genus Erythronium
genus Erythroxylon
genus Erythroxylum
genus Escherichia
genus Eschrichtius
genus Eschscholtzia
genus Esox
genus Estrilda
genus Etropus
genus Euarctos

Literary usage of Genus Eryngium

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1. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"Atlantic and Gulf region is by no means so featureless, for there is there displayed in great abundance our second largest genus, Eryngium. ..."

2. Travels in the Interior of Brazil, Principally Through the Northern by George Gardner (1849)
"led down to one of the island-woods, I collected no less than five species of the genus Eryngium. During the night a cold wind blew over the ..."

3. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1855)
"... La Plata and Rio Grande belong chiefly to the genus Eryngium, and especially to that curious section of it with long, narrow, linear or sword-shaped, ..."

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