Definition of Genus Polygonatum
1. Noun. Sometimes placed in subfamily Convallariaceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Solomon's-seal
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polygonatum
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 ..."