Definition of Gnaphalium

1. Noun. Large widely distributed genus of coarse hairy herbs with whitish involucres.

Exact synonyms: Genus Gnaphalium
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Cudweed



Definition of Gnaphalium

1. n. A genus of composite plants with white or colored dry and persistent involucres; a kind of everlasting.

Definition of Gnaphalium

1. Noun. Any of the genus ''Gnaphalium'' of flowering plants, the cudweeds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Gnaphalium

1. A genus of composite plants with white or coloured dry and persistent involucres; a kind of everlasting. Origin: Nl, from Gr. Wool of the teasel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Gnaphalium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Science, & C (1818)
"Description of a New Species of gnaphalium, by Professor E. IVES. To B. Silliman, Esq. MD, <$-e. HE following description of a new species of gnaphalium, ..."

2. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"gnaphalium, Linn. CUDWEED, EVERLASTING. Heads all alike, discoid, ... True gnaphalium. * Heads or clusters terminating the erect stem or its branches ..."

3. A Text-book of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Characteristic, Analytical by Allen Corson Cowperthwaite (1909)
"gnaphalium Polycephalum. Natural order.— Compositae. Common names. —Everlasting. ... This symptom has led to the successful use of gnaphalium in sciatica. ..."

4. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary: Embracing the Terminology of by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"gnaphalium Di-oi'cum.* An herbaceous plint, a native of Europe, reputed to be pectoral. gnaphalium ..."

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