Definition of Genus comandra
1. Noun. Small genus of chiefly North American parasitic plants.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Santalaceae, Sandalwood Family, Santalaceae
Member holonyms: Bastard Toadflax, Comandra Pallida
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Literary usage of Genus comandra
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1. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1821)
"Thus in making a new genus Comandra of Thesium umbellatum and a genus Epifagus of Orobanche Virginiana, in separating the genus Juglans into Juglans and ..."
2. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by Taylor and Francis, William Jardine (1853)
"In the Botanical Text-book, I had called attention to the related genus Comandra, which replaces Thesium in this country, as likely to exhibit the same ..."
3. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"Order Santalaceae ( Sandal-wood Family). r genus, I .species: genus comandra (Bastard Toad Flax). C. umbellata. Medical properties: Tonic, febrifuge. ..."
4. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914). (1861)
"... the genus which Supplies the fragrant sandal-wood of the East, has with us but one genus, Comandra Nutt. Calyx bell-shaped, becoming urn-shaped; ..."