Definition of Genus arnica
1. Noun. Large genus of herbs of north temperate and Arctic regions.
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Arnica, Arnica Cordifolia, Heartleaf Arnica, Arnica Montana
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arnica
Literary usage of Genus arnica
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"... of the genus Arnica, which has been followed by most authorities, the receptacle is represented as naked; ..."
2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... and those of the stem sessile and arranged alternately— not opposite as in the nearly allied genus Arnica. A. Clusii is a neat little Alpine species, ..."
3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"THE genus arnica IN NORTHEASTERN AMERICA. ML FERNALD. Arnica is a genus of mostly high-northern and montane plants reaching its greatest development in the ..."
4. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus arnica,* Linn. B. & H., Gen., ii, p. 440. There are 10 species, natives of montane regions in the northern hemisphere. 158. ..."
5. The Homoeopathic Materia Medica: Arranged Systematically and Practically by Alphonse Teste (1854)
"... which, perhaps, may be of use to practitioners. Arnica Montana, leopard's-bane.—A species of the genus Arnica, family of the radiata, ..."
6. An Analytical Dictionary of the English Language, in which the Words are by David Booth (1836)
"Some of the species have been since removed to the adjoining genus, ARNICA, all of which are foreign plants; and the ARNICA montana, Mountain ARNICA, ..."