Definition of Genus Plantago
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Plantaginaceae; large cosmopolitan genus of mostly small herbs.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Plantaginaceae, Plantaginaceae, Plantain Family
Member holonyms: Plantain
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Plantago
Literary usage of Genus Plantago
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"... are two species of the genus Plantago. Since in early times the same plants were often described under different names, and as different plants were ..."
2. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"As regards THE Axis of the genus Plantago (p. 644) we may note in the first place that certain differences in structure go hand in hand with the varied ..."
3. A Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris (1855)
"An herb of the genus Plantago, bearing nauseous, mucilaginous seeds. See Plantago. FLEAM. In Veterinary Surgery, an instrument fur bleeding horses. ..."
4. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"In the genus Plantago, for instance, the cotyledons sometimes have their faces and sometimes their edges to the placenta. This difference is not indeed ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"Value of Seed Characters in Determining Specific Rank in the genus Plantago : Alida M. Cunningham. 46. Additions to the Fish Fauna of Wabash County : WO ..."