Definition of Genus Illicium

1. Noun. Anise trees: evergreen trees with aromatic leaves.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Illicium

genus Ibero-mesornis
genus Ibis
genus Ichthyosaurus
genus Ichthyostega
genus Ictalurus
genus Icteria
genus Icterus
genus Ictiobus
genus Ictonyx
genus Idesia
genus Iguana
genus Iguanodon
genus Ilex
genus Iliamna
genus Illecebrum
genus Illicium (current term)
genus Impatiens
genus Inachis
genus Indigofera
genus Indri
genus Inga
genus Inula
genus Ipomoea
genus Irena
genus Iresine
genus Iridoprocne
genus Iris
genus Irvingia
genus Isatis
genus Ischigualastia

Literary usage of Genus Illicium

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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1901)
"Considerable interest attaches to the genus Illicium, because of the great commercial importance of the volatile oil which is obtained from the fruit of ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1892)
"Med., i, p. 146 (1778) fide B. & T. ILLICIUM.—From Illicium anisatum, L., Sp. PI., ed. 2, p. 664 (1762)-;. The genus Illicium appears in the Gen. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1901)
"Considerable interest attaches to the genus Illicium, because of the great commercial importance of the volatile oil which is obtained from the fruit of ..."

4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... eg species of the Star-Anise genus (Illicium anisatum and religiosum), and of the fungal genus Lactarius (Lactarius deliciosus and torminosus). ..."

5. Odorographia: A Natural History of Raw Materials and Drugs Used in the by John Charles Sawer (1894)
"There are several species of the genus Illicium to which /. verum is more nearly allied than to ..."

6. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1824)
"... as a native of Sweden, . has left a curious memorial of his national taste in this respect, by naming this genus, Illicium, signifying an " allurement" ..."

7. Journal of Materia Medica (1860)
"... includes another genus, illicium, well deserving our attention as a medicinal plant, and ranking among our most palatable indigenous stimulant tonics. ..."

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