Definition of Genus apocynum

1. Noun. Perennial herbs with small pink or white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Apocynum
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Apocynaceae, Dogbane Family, Family Apocynaceae
Member holonyms: Dogbane

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Apocynum

genus Antrodemus
genus Antrozous
genus Aotus
genus Apatosaurus
genus Apatura
genus Aphis
genus Aphriza
genus Aphrophora
genus Aphyllanthes
genus Apios
genus Apis
genus Apium
genus Aplectrum
genus Aplodontia
genus Aplysia
genus Apocynum
genus Apodemus
genus Apogon
genus Aporocactus
genus Appendicularia
genus Aptenodytes
genus Apteryx
genus Apus
genus Aquila
genus Aquilegia
genus Ara
genus Arabidopsis
genus Arabis
genus Arachis
genus Aralia

Literary usage of Genus apocynum

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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"1913) have published a monographic revision of the genus Apocynum, recognizing 26 species of which 4 from the eastern United States are described as new. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"DOGBANE, the common name of the genus Apocynum, a group of perennial herbs, possessing a milky acid juice. Numerous species occur in North America, ..."

3. Journal of Materia Medica (1860)
"... days in two pints diluted alcohol and strain. Doseā€”half an ounce. Apocynum Cannabinum. (INDIAN HEMP.) Of the seventeen species of the genus Apocynum, ..."

4. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"D.'s ap'ple. Common name for the Gani- num malum, or fruit of the Atropa mandragora. D.'s bane. The plants of the genus apocynum, specially the A. ..."

5. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"F. difformis. Medical properties : Astringent, for warts. genus apocynum (Dogbane, Indian Hemp). ..."

6. A Reference handbook of the medical sciences embracing the entire range of by Albert Henry Buck (1908)
"P. Up to a comparatively recent period the genus Apocynum was supposed to contain, in the Eastern United States, but two species, ..."

7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1833)
"... MD, FCP, late Lecturer on Botany, Ma- teria Medica, and Toxicology, &c. &c. 1 HE genus Apocynum belongs to the class ..."

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