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.

Exact synonyms: Hypericum
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

genus Hygrocybe
genus Hygrophorus
genus Hygrotrama
genus Hyla
genus Hylactophryne
genus Hylobates
genus Hylocereus
genus Hylocichla
genus Hylophylax
genus Hymenaea
genus Hymenanthera
genus Hymenophyllum
genus Hynerpeton
genus Hyoscyamus
genus Hypentelium
genus Hypericum
genus Hyperoglyphe
genus Hyperoodon
genus Hyphantria
genus Hypochaeris
genus Hypochoeris
genus Hypoderma
genus Hypopachus
genus Hypopitys
genus Hypoxis
genus Hypsiglena
genus Hypsiprymnodon
genus Hyracotherium
genus Hyssopus
genus Iberis

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 ..."

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