Definition of Genus agrostemma
1. Noun. A caryophylloid dicot genus including corn cockles.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Agrostemma Githago, Corn Campion, Corn Cockle, Crown-of-the-field
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Agrostemma
Literary usage of Genus agrostemma
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1. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"... not thought it worth while to describe the three genera, but shall include the very few annual species belonging to them under the genus Agrostemma. 1. ..."
2. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"S sing, of nier. nielle, /. niello; smut, blight, rust; (Bot.) a plant of the genus Agrostemma. — des blés, corn cockle (A. githago). nier, vt deny. ..."