Definition of Genus echium

1. Noun. A genus of bristly herbs and shrubs of the family Boraginaceae.

Exact synonyms: Echium
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Borage Family, Boraginaceae, Family Boraginaceae
Member holonyms: Blue Devil, Blue Thistle, Blueweed, Echium Vulgare, Viper's Bugloss

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Echium

genus Dumetella
genus Durio
genus Dusicyon
genus Dysdercus
genus Eacles
genus Eburophyton
genus Ecballium
genus Echeneis
genus Echidnophaga
genus Echinacea
genus Echinocactus
genus Echinocereus
genus Echinochloa
genus Echinococcus
genus Echinops
genus Echium
genus Ectopistes
genus Edaphosaurus
genus Edmontosaurus
genus Egeria
genus Egretta
genus Eichhornia
genus Eimeria
genus Eira
genus Elaeagnus
genus Elaeis
genus Elaeocarpus
genus Elagatis
genus Elanoides
genus Elanus

Literary usage of Genus echium

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1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"... genus Echium found in the islands. E. simplex, " the Pride of Teneriffe," has a single dense spike of flowers about 8 feet high ; others are shrubby and ..."

2. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston, William Jardine (1838)
"Vol. xi. Parts 2 and 3. (Continued from Vol. ip 588.) BUCK on the Capo Plants of the genus Echium. ..."

3. The Encyclopædia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description of the by Hugh Murray, William Wallace, Robert Jameson, William Jackson Hooker, William Swainson, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1837)
"... with vivid blossoms, particularly belonging to the genus Echium ; numerous species of Celastrus, ..."

4. A System of Physiological Botany by Patrick Keith (1816)
"the genus Echium it is crustaceous, and in Myosotis it is hard as flint. The figure of the nut-shell is Figure. generally roundish or oval ; but in the ..."

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