Definition of Genus Xeranthemum

1. Noun. Genus of annual densely hairy herbs of Mediterranean to southwestern Asia.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Xeranthemum

genus Wisteria
genus Wolffia
genus Wolffiella
genus Woodsia
genus Woodwardia
genus Wyethia
genus Wynnea
genus Xanthium
genus Xanthomonas
genus Xanthorroea
genus Xanthosoma
genus Xenicus
genus Xenopus
genus Xenorhyncus
genus Xenosaurus
genus Xeranthemum (current term)
genus Xerobates
genus Xerophyllum
genus Xiphias
genus Xylaria
genus Xylocopa
genus Xylomelum
genus Xylopia
genus Xylosma
genus Xyphophorus
genus Xyris
genus Yucca
genus Zaglossus
genus Zalophus
genus Zamia

Literary usage of Genus Xeranthemum

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

1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"... whose description will serve for the genus. XERANTHEMUM ANNUUM (annual). Stem branching. 1 to 2 feet high. Leaves alternate, cottony, slender-lance- ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"In Thistles their apices are transformed into prickles, in the species of the genus Xeranthemum, Helichrysum, &c., they are like paper or parchment, dry, ..."

3. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society by Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1826)
"... Mr Don's memoir on the classification and division of, 533—Remarks illustrative of the family of Composite, 534— Characters of the genus Xeranthemum, ..."

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