Definition of Genus arctium
1. Noun. Burdock.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Burdock, Clotbur
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arctium
Literary usage of Genus arctium
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1909)
"In Small's Flora of the Southeastern United States, the statement is made in the characterization of the genus Arctium that the leaves are rarely laciniate ..."
2. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"BURDOCK, a weed, belonging to the genus Arctium. See quotation from H. Kingsley sv BUT. I had lain so many nights A bedmate of the snail, and eft, ..."
3. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1851)
"... given some attention to the genus Arctium, without arriving at any definite conclusion. He observes that although major or Lappa, and minor or Bardana, ..."
4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1867)
"Besides the changes in the nomenclature of the genus Arctium, in accordance with Professor Babington's published opinions, we find our Muscari determined to ..."