Definition of Genus Polygonatum

1. Noun. Sometimes placed in subfamily Convallariaceae.

Exact synonyms: Polygonatum
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Solomon's-seal

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polygonatum

genus Pogostemon
genus Polanisia
genus Polemonium
genus Polianthes
genus Polioptila
genus Polistes
genus Pollachius
genus Polyangium
genus Polyborus
genus Polybotria
genus Polybotrya
genus Polycirrus
genus Polydactylus
genus Polyergus
genus Polygala
genus Polygonatum (current term)
genus Polygonia
genus Polygonum
genus Polyodon
genus Polypedates
genus Polypodium
genus Polyporus
genus Polyprion
genus Polystichum
genus Pomacanthus
genus Pomacentrus
genus Pomaderris
genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus
genus Pomoxis

Literary usage of Genus Polygonatum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1906)
"It is, however, only the species of the genus Polygonatum to which the name properly applies. In these an elongated rootstock, more or less thickened, ..."

2. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"... of the genus Polygonatum, a genus of liliaceous but not bulbous plants, with axillary cylindrical six-cleft flowers, the stamens inserted in the top of ..."

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