Definition of Swertia

1. Noun. Genus of herbs of mountains of North America and Eurasia and Africa.

Exact synonyms: Genus Swertia
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Gentianaceae, Gentian Family, Gentianaceae
Member holonyms: Marsh Felwort, Swertia Perennia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swertia

Swedish Vallhund
Swedish iron
Swedish krona
Swedish meatball
Swedish mile
Swedish monetary unit
Swedish rye
Swedish rye bread
Swedishness
Swedophone
Sweeney Todd
Sweet Sixteen
Sweet Swan of Avon
Sweet William
Swertia (current term)
Swertia perennia
Swertia speciosa
Swick
Swietinia
Swietinia macrophylla
Swietinia mahogani
Swift Current
Swiftian
Swinburne
Swindon
Swindonian
Swindonians
Swinging Sixties
Swisher

Literary usage of Swertia

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

1. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"Stem about an inch high. Leaves 1 or 2 pairs, small. Flowers large, blue. It is still doubtful whether it belongs to this genus. Small Swertia. 4. FRASERA. ..."

2. Leaflets of Botanical Observation and Criticism by Edward Lee Greene (1906)
"A Rare Swertia While of late inspecting with ... degree of carefulness the North American specimens of Swertia. in the National Herbarium, my attention was ..."

3. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Swertia. Corolla rotate; segments with nectariferous pores at the base. Capsule with 1 cell and 2 valves. £, 1. Swertia difformis. ..."

4. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"Swertia congesta A. Neis. 1. с. Commonly less than 2 dm. high: leaves alternate, rarely more than 3 or 4, usually on the basal half of the stem, ..."

5. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"Stem about an inch high. Leaves 1 or 2 pairs, small. Flowers large, blue. It is still doubtful whether it belongs to this genus. Small Swertia. 4. FRASERA. ..."

6. Leaflets of Botanical Observation and Criticism by Edward Lee Greene (1906)
"A Rare Swertia While of late inspecting with ... degree of carefulness the North American specimens of Swertia. in the National Herbarium, my attention was ..."

7. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Swertia. Corolla rotate; segments with nectariferous pores at the base. Capsule with 1 cell and 2 valves. £, 1. Swertia difformis. ..."

8. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"Swertia congesta A. Neis. 1. с. Commonly less than 2 dm. high: leaves alternate, rarely more than 3 or 4, usually on the basal half of the stem, ..."

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