Definition of Anaphalis
1. Noun. A genus of herbs of north temperate regions having hoary leaves: pearly everlasting.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Anaphalis Margaritacea, Cottonweed, Pearly Everlasting
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anaphalis
Literary usage of Anaphalis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Kunkel Small (1903)
"Anaphalis. Plants not dioecious : flowers all fruit-producing. 23 GNAPHALIUM. Ray-flowers present and yellow: heads relatively large. 24. ..."
2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"An abundant plant on some of the gravel bars of the Grand River, in Gaspe County, Quebec, is an Anaphalis with the lanceolate long-acuminate leaves bright ..."
3. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"Anaphalis margaritacea, Benth. Composite Family. Stems. ... The word Anaphalis is from the same root as the word Gnaphalium, and the species have quite the ..."
4. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter, Aven Nelson (1909)
"Anaphalis DC. PEARLY EVERLASTING White-tomentose, woolly perennial herbs ... Anaphalis margaritacea, as to our range. —In the mountains of our range and ..."