Definition of Genus anthericum
1. Noun. Genus of Old World (mainly African) perennial herbs; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Anthericum Liliago, Saint-bernard's-lily, Amber Lily, Anthericum Torreyi
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Literary usage of Genus anthericum
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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... founded on я root-parasite from genus Anthericum, from which it is, how- New Zealand. It is attached to the roots ever, still sometimes separated. ..."
2. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"47. PARADISEA. (Paradise, of which this very ordinary plant is •supposed to be a fit inhabitant.) The genus ANTHERICUM (including ..."