Definition of Genus heracleum

1. Noun. Widely distributed genus of plants with usually thick rootstocks and large umbels of white flowers.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Heracleum

genus Helix
genus Helleborus
genus Helminthostachys
genus Heloderma
genus Helotium
genus Helvella
genus Helwingia
genus Helxine
genus Hemachatus
genus Hemerocallis
genus Hemigalus
genus Hemigrammus
genus Hemipteronatus
genus Hemitripterus
genus Hepatica
genus Heracleum
genus Heritiera
genus Hermannia
genus Hermissenda
genus Hernaria
genus Herpestes
genus Herrerasaurus
genus Hesperiphona
genus Hesperis
genus Heteranthera
genus Heterocephalus
genus Heterodon
genus Heteromeles
genus Heteroscelus
genus Heterotheca

Literary usage of Genus heracleum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"COW-PARSNIP, or GIANT PARSLEY, popular names for several species of the genus Heracleum of the family ..."

2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"The genus Heracleum, represented on our roadside wastes and hedge-banks by the Hogweed (H. sphondylium), includes several noble species that have been ..."

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