Definition of Genus coptis
1. Noun. Small genus of low perennial herbs having yellow rhizomes and white or yellow flowers.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Buttercup Family, Crowfoot Family, Family Ranunculaceae, Ranunculaceae
Member holonyms: Coptis Groenlandica, Coptis Trifolia Groenlandica, Golden Thread, Goldthread
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Coptis
Literary usage of Genus coptis
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1. Drugs and medicines of North America: A Publication Devoted to the by John Uri Lloyd, Curtis Gates Lloyd (1885)
"... t The genus Coptis is a small family; the only species except those of America are found in Asia. ..."
2. Flora of Mount Desert Island, Maine: A Preliminary Catalogue of the Plants by Edward Lothrop Rand, John Howard Redfield (1894)
"... that the plant showed well marked generic differences, and assigned it to a new genus, Coptis. Our plant therefore bears the binomial, Coptis trifolia ..."