Definition of Genus Polygonum

1. Noun. Diverse genus of herbs or woody subshrubs of north temperate regions.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polygonum

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
genus Polygonia
genus Polygonum (current term)
genus Polyodon
genus Polypedates
genus Polypodium
genus Polyporus
genus Polyprion
genus Polystichum
genus Pomacanthus
genus Pomacentrus
genus Pomaderris
genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus
genus Pomoxis
genus Poncirus
genus Pongamia

Literary usage of Genus Polygonum

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1. The Ladies Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"The genus Polygonum comprises many British weeds, particularly the Knot-grass (P. aviculare), which is so common in garden walks; the showy-Water pepper (P. ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1895)
"The genus Polygonum is easily distinguished from ... The small canals radiating from cell-cavity in palisade like cells of the genus Polygonum ..."

3. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"A Monograph of the North American Species of the genus Polygonum $6.00 Contains descriptions of the species of the genus Polygonum growing naturally in ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"For monograph of native and intro. species, see Small, "Monograph of the North American species of the genus Polygonum," in Mem. Dept. Bot. ..."

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