Definition of Genus Cimicifuga
1. Noun. Small genus of perennial herbs of north temperate regions: bugbane.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Buttercup Family, Crowfoot Family, Family Ranunculaceae, Ranunculaceae
Member holonyms: Bugbane
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cimicifuga
Literary usage of Genus Cimicifuga
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1. Drugs and medicines of North America: A Publication Devoted to the by John Uri Lloyd, Curtis Gates Lloyd (1885)
"... At that time but two of the species that now constitute the genus Cimicifuga (viz., the plant under consideration, and Cimicifuga ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1912)
"... under which it was classed until Pursh referred it to the genus Cimicifuga. Rafinesque (1808), owing to the fact that the fruit of the plant does not ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1898)
"This is the merging of the genus Cimicifuga into Actaea, by Dr. Prantl. It would appear to be a long step backward in classification to unite a genus ..."
4. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"genus Cimicifuga. (Bugbane). C. racemosa (Black Cohosh, Black Snake-root). Medical properties: Alterative, nervine, expectorant, emmenagogue, diuretic, ..."