Definition of Fagopyrum
1. Noun. Buckwheat; in some classifications included in the genus Polygonum.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Buckwheat Family, Family Polygonaceae, Polygonaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fagopyrum
Literary usage of Fagopyrum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1876)
"(Rest), Headache, etc.; pains in abdomen. Fagopyrum. ... (Polygonum Fagopyrum, Linn.) Authorities. 1, Dr. Dexter Hitchcock, Am. lust, ..."
2. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society by Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society (1860)
"On a yellow Colouring Matter obtained from the Leaves of the Polygonum Fagopyrum, or Common Buckwheat. BY EDWARD SCHUNCK, PH. D., FRS Bead October 6th, ..."
3. A Practical Flora for Schools and Colleges by Oliver Rivington Willis (1894)
"Fagopyrum, Tourn. Calyx composed of 5 colored equal sepals or parts; stamens 8, alternating with ... Etymology, — Fagopyrum is derived from the Greek words ..."
4. Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester (1860)
"AMONG the many plants which have been supposed to contain or yield indigo-blue, the Polygonum Fagopyrum or common buckwheat, a plant extensively cultivated ..."
5. The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Darwin (1876)
"... collina—Primula veris—Equal-styled variety of Primula veris, fertility of, greatly increased by a cross with a fresh stock— Fagopyrum esculentum—Beta ..."
6. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1869)
"Tk ligula is not, as was once supposed, a hollow tube, through which a liquid Kg. î.—a, Sucrose from Polygonum Fagopyrum ; b, ..."
7. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers by Edward Pollock Anshutz (1917)
"... horridus poisonings, though I have thus far not seen icterus and hemorrhage follow its action, as it does in the snake poisonings. Fagopyrum NATURAL ..."