Definition of Genus hypericum
1. Noun. Large almost cosmopolitan genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs and herbs with often showy yellow flowers; cosmopolitan except tropical lowlands and Arctic or high altitudes and desert regions.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Clusiaceae, Family Clusiaceae, Family Guttiferae, Guttiferae, St John's Wort Family
Member holonyms: St John's Wort
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hypericum
Literary usage of Genus hypericum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1833)
"3. p. 1470. Bieb. Fl. Taur. Cauc. v. 2. p. 231. De Cand. Prodr. v. 1. p. 552. Spreng. Syst. Veget. v. 3. p. 349. Of the extensive Genus HYPERICUM («Vt/uxe* ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1899)
"This portion of the State had not been as well •This is the reading in the Synoptical Flora of North America, for which the genus Hypericum was prepared by ..."