Definition of Genus Picris
1. Noun. Genus of weedy Old World yellow-flowered herbs usually containing a bitter-tasting substance: bitterweed.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Bitterweed, Bristly Oxtongue, Bugloss, Oxtongue, Picris Echioides
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Picris
Literary usage of Genus Picris
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rhopalocera Europæ Descripta Et Delineata: The Butterflies of Europe by Henry Charles Lang (1884)
"The antennae shorter than in the genus Picris, with flattened ovoid clubs. The abdomen is slender, and of the same length as, or a little shorter than, ..."
2. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"401) ; in the genus Picris (Compositae, Fig. 103, p. 458) the shaggy hair is crowned by a two-armed cell, while the forked shaggy hairs of ..."
3. Calendar of the Sparks Manuscripts in Harvard College Library: With an ...by Justin Winsor by Justin Winsor (1886)
"Notes on the genus Picris. Ibid., 1883; xxii. 184-141. 49. The genus Colias. Ibid., 1883; xxii. 150-178. 50. Notes on the American badger. Quart. Jo urn. ..."
4. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1867)
"... a gutter for the reception of the abdomen. Their prevailing colors are white, orange, and sulphur. The genus Picris contains the White Butterfly, ..."
5. Bulletin by Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Florida (1888)
"The life history of this species is quite similar to the other species of the genus Picris, previously discussed. The treatment is the same. ..."