Definition of Genus sabbatia
1. Noun. Genus of smooth slender North American herbs with showy flowers.
Group relationships: Family Gentianaceae, Gentian Family, Gentianaceae
Member holonyms: Sabbatia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sabbatia
Literary usage of Genus sabbatia
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1. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1817)
"... particularly in the anthers and stigma ; I have followed the example of Pursh and others in referring it to the genus Sabbatia of Adanson. ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"In the genus Sabbatia the handsome flowers are wheel-shaped, and the coloration seems to have changed from yellowish to white or pink, or pink-purple. ..."
3. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayedby John Sims by John Sims (1814)
"... one-celled : receptacles of the feeds 2, lateral, divided into two revolute branches. Seeds globular. The genus SABBATIA was ..."
4. A sketch of the principal families of plants, explanatory of A tabular view by Arthur Henfrey (1855)
"G. lutea, the yellow Gentian of the European mountains, yields the bitter root used in medicine. Lisianthus is a handsome stove genus. Sabbatia, a North ..."