Definition of Minuartia
1. Noun. Mostly perennial herbs of northern hemisphere often with mat-forming habit; most often placed in genus Arenaria: sandworts.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Minuartia
Literary usage of Minuartia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"FGB minuartia michauxii (Fern.) Farw. Rock sandwort Herbaceous annual Dry, open, rocky ledges of limestone or serpentine. Arenaria stricto Michx. ..."
2. Elements of Botany: Or, Outlines of the Natural History of Vegetables by Benjamin Smith Barton (1804)
"... -and minuartia campestris : 5. of equal length with the flower, ... 6. longer than the flower, as in Ribes alpina, and minuartia montana: 7. ..."
3. A General View of the Writings of Linnaeus by Richard Pulteney (1805)
"... 3 species of minuartia are described. These plants had been sent from Spain by Lbf- ling, of whose travels and discoveries some notice is here taken. ..."
4. Hortus Kewensis: Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1789)
"HO minuartia. Gen. pi. 107. Col. ... Fork'd minuartia. Nat. of Spain. Introd. 1771, by Monf. Richard. Fi. June and July. ..."
5. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1904)
"Buda, and Tissa, and the name minuartia L. to that known as Alsine Wahl. ... media and minuartia ..."