Definition of Genus bryonia
1. Noun. Climbing perennial herbs: bryony.
Group relationships: Cucurbitaceae, Family Cucurbitaceae, Gourd Family
Member holonyms: Briony, Bryony
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bryonia
Literary usage of Genus bryonia
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1. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"... (linit-fi belongs to the section of the genus Bryonia, with palmately lobed leaves. It is common among the hedges and in the borders of woods in Europe, ..."
2. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"The genus Bryonia has a small white corolla ; the loculi of th« ovary are 2-seeded, and the fruit is a succulent berry; B. dioica is common in ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1877)
"... plants of the genus Bryonia, but there is considerable doubt, according to Stanislas Martin, as to the species to which the plant possessing the ..."
4. Transactions of the ... Session of the American Institute of Homœopathy by American Institute of Homeopathy Session (1895)
"Bryonia," says the scientific, manuscript-mouthing professor, " is, in common parlance, navet du diable, bryony. Genus, Bryonia, family ..."
5. Lessons in Elementary Botany: The Part of Systematic Botany Based Upon by Daniel Oliver, John Stevens Henslow (1895)
"NB—This species, although commonly called Black Bryony, has nothing to do with the genus Bryonia, belonging to the Dicotyledonous Order Cucurbitaceae (page ..."
6. A Dictionary, Gujarátí and English by Shápurjí Edaljí (1868)
"... plant (resembling the lingam of M^ltH) of the genus Bryonia. , /• Durga, Shiva's wife. , n. An outer gate- , /. An old woman. , m- A continent. , a. ..."