Definition of Genus sarcostemma
1. Noun. Succulent subshrubs or vines; tropical and subtropical India and Africa and Malaysia.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Asclepiadaceae, Family Asclepiadaceae, Milkweed Family
Member holonyms: Haoma, Sarcostemma Acidum, Soma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sarcostemma
Literary usage of Genus sarcostemma
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1. Lectures on the Results of the Great Exhibition of 1851: Delivered Before by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1852)
"... but now a genus, Sarcostemma, has been formed, containing three or four species, which are all similar in habit. It is curious that these plants are not ..."
2. Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency by Bombay (India : Presidency), James MacNabb Campbell, Bombay (India : State), India, Reginald Edward Enthoven (1886)
"given in Ayur-Veda as translated by F. Max-Mtiller points to a plant of the genus Sarcostemma. We have in India, besides the above-mentioned plant, ..."
3. Zeitschrift der Deutschen morgenländischen Gesellschaft by Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (1881)
"Die Pflanze wurde übrigens von späteren D ein anderes Genus, Sarcostemma, gestellt und heisst bei Wight ind Arnott, Contributions to the Botany of India, ..."