Definition of Genus iva
1. Noun. Small genus of American herbs or shrubs; in some classifications placed in a separate family Ambrosiaceae.
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Iva, Marsh Elder
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Iva
Literary usage of Genus iva
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1. An Introduction to Systematic and Physiological Botany by Thomas Nuttall (1827)
"... having depressed globular flowers of a greenish color, and without beauty, which will be found to agree with the genus Iva, having a 5-leaved, ..."
2. The Shrubs of Northeastern America by Charles Stedman Newhall (1893)
"A compact shrub six to twelve feet high, worthy of cultivation because of its late blooming and its abundant " white-haired " blossoms. Genus IVA, L. Marsh ..."