Definition of Genus spraguea
1. Noun. Small genus of usually perennial herbs having deep woody taproots and flower heads of umbels or cymes.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, Purslane Family
Member holonyms: Calyptridium Umbellatum, Pussy's-paw, Pussy-paw, Pussy-paws, Spraguea Umbellatum
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Literary usage of Genus spraguea
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1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1895)
"His death took place at his house in Wellesley Hills, Mass., on the 15th of March : Torrey's genus Spraguea commemorates him. Further particulars regarding ..."