Definition of Genus grindelia
1. Noun. Large genus of coarse gummy herbs of western North and Central America.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Gum Plant, Gumweed, Rosinweed, Tarweed
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Grindelia
Literary usage of Genus grindelia
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1. Materia Medica and Therapeutics: Arranged Upon a Physiological and by Charles Julius Hempel (1880)
"The genus grindelia belongs to the " composite." According to Asa Gray this genus is found on the plains west of the Mississippi, extending to the Pacific ..."
2. A Treatise on Pharmacy for Students and Pharmacists by Charles Caspari, Evander Francis Kelly (1920)
"... only the species inflata, although two others, syphilitica and cardinalis, are also well known; of the genus Grindelia, three species, G. camporum, ..."
3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"A plant of the genus Grindelia : so called from the viscid secretion which covers them. [California.] gum-pot (gum'pot), n. ..."
4. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"G.-plant, a popular name for plante of the genus Grindelia. G.-resin, the concrete milky juice of certain plants, consisting of resin, essential oil, gum, ..."