Definition of Genus grindelia

1. Noun. Large genus of coarse gummy herbs of western North and Central America.

Exact synonyms: Grindelia
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

genus Gomphrena
genus Goniopteris
genus Gonorhynchus
genus Goodyera
genus Gopherus
genus Gorgonocephalus
genus Gorilla
genus Gossypium
genus Gracula
genus Grammatophyllum
genus Grampus
genus Graptophyllum
genus Grevillea
genus Grewia
genus Grias
genus Grindelia
genus Griselinia
genus Grison
genus Groenlandia
genus Grus
genus Guaiacum
genus Guevina
genus Gulo
genus Gutierrezia
genus Gymnadenia
genus Gymnadeniopsis
genus Gymnelis
genus Gymnocalycium
genus Gymnocarpium
genus Gymnocladus

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, ..."

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