Definition of Genus geum

1. Noun. Avens.

Exact synonyms: Geum
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
Member holonyms: Avens



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Geum

genus Geococcyx
genus Geoffroea
genus Geoglossum
genus Geomys
genus Geophilus
genus Geothlypis
genus Geranium
genus Gerardia
genus Gerbera
genus Gerbillus
genus Gerea
genus Gerres
genus Gerrhonotus
genus Gerris
genus Gesneria
genus Geum
genus Giardia
genus Ginglymostoma
genus Ginkgo
genus Giraffa
genus Gladiolus
genus Glareola
genus Glaucium
genus Glaucomys
genus Glaux
genus Glechoma
genus Gleditsia
genus Gleichenia
genus Gliricidia
genus Glis

Literary usage of Genus geum

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1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Francis Wall Oliver, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"In several species of the genus Geum, of which Geum urbanum will serve as an example (see figs. ..."

2. The Floral Cabinet and Magazine of Exotic Botanyby George Beauchamp Knowles, Frederic Westcott by George Beauchamp Knowles, Frederic Westcott (1838)
"The plants of this genus were formerly considered to belong to the genus Geum, which in fact differs chiefly if not entirely in the structure of its awns, ..."

3. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Charles Darwin (1883)
"In this relation the genus Geum is interesting ; for that species which is fertilised by bees (G. rivale) exhibits a red colour in which the influence of ..."

4. Flowers, Fruits and Leaves by John Lubbock (1886)
"In the genus Geum the fruit is provided with hooks; in Dryas it terminates in a long feathered awn, like that of Clematis. On the other hand, several genera ..."

5. Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation by Hugo de Vries (1904)
"... the variety will be yellow and the hybrid will have the red and yellow mixture of the species as for instance, in the genus Geum. ..."

6. Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation: Lectures Delivered at the by Hugo de Vries (1905)
"... the variety will be yellow and the hybrid will have the red and yellow mixture of the species as for instance, in the genus Geum. ..."

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