Definition of Genus Haastia
1. Noun. Genus of New Zealand mat-forming herbs or subshrubs: vegetable sheep.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Haastia Pulvinaris, Sheep Plant, Vegetable Sheep
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Haastia
Literary usage of Genus Haastia
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1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... instances of this is afforded by the species of the genus Haastia, which are shown on p. 188. In the genus Echinops a large number of one-flowered ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish academy (1883)
"Hooker, and one of these being a new species of the genus Haastia, he has paid me the compliment of calling by my name. Speaking of it, he says : " This ..."
3. The Intellectual Observer (1867)
"Nearly allied to Raoulia is the genus Haastia, named by Dr. Hooker in honour of Dr. Julius Haast. The plants have a very similar habit to Raoulia, ..."
4. The High Alps of New Zealand, Or, A Trip to the Glaciers of the Antipodes by William Spotswood Green (1883)
"Some unfamiliar forms were also present;2 one, which turned out to be a species of the genus Haastia,3 new to science, we discovered at an elevation ..."
5. Aorangi: Or, The Heart of the Southern Alps, New Zealand by Malcolm Ross (1892)
"... such as the mountain-daisy and an alpine buttercup, were collected, and one plant of the genus Haastia, new to science, was met with as high as 6500ft. ..."