Definition of Glechoma
1. Noun. Ground ivy.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Alehoof, Field Balm, Gill-over-the-ground, Glechoma Hederaceae, Ground Ivy, Nepeta Hederaceae, Runaway Robin
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glechoma
Literary usage of Glechoma
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"(1) Nepeta glechoma, Benth.—S. Bucks. (1\ Saxifraga umbrosa, L.— Wilts (Devizes). (4) The proliferous garden variety of Bellis perennis, L.—Wr. Ches. ..."
2. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1898)
"... glechoma.—As there seems to be some difficulty in obtaining perfect specimens ... glechoma, an account of the way I obtained two may be of some use to ..."
3. The British Flora Medica: A History of the Medicinal Plants of Great Britain by Benjamin Herbert Barton, Thomas Castle (1877)
"A decoction of them, or of the roots, applied hot externally, has been recommended for relieving pain in the urinary organs. XC. NEPETA glechoma, Benth. ..."