Definition of Genus apocynum
1. Noun. Perennial herbs with small pink or white flowers.
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
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. Dose—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 ...by 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 ..."