Definition of Genus Madia

1. Noun. Genus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Madia

genus Macleaya
genus Maclura
genus Macowanites
genus Macrocephalon
genus Macrocheira
genus Macroclemys
genus Macrodactylus
genus Macronectes
genus Macropus
genus Macrothelypteris
genus Macrotis
genus Macrotus
genus Macrotyloma
genus Macrozamia
genus Macrozoarces
genus Madia (current term)
genus Madoqua
genus Maeandra
genus Magicicada
genus Magnolia
genus Mahonia
genus Maia
genus Maianthemum
genus Maja
genus Majorana
genus Makaira
genus Malaclemys
genus Malacosoma
genus Malacothamnus
genus Malaxis

Literary usage of Genus Madia

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Any one of various glandular, viscid, and heavy-scented plants of the genus Madia, of the similar ..."

2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1906)
"In 1836 De Candolle observed that Cassini's description had been founded on a teratological form of the Pacific-American genus Madia, remarking, ..."

3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"Stachys ciliata, common in wet thickets, has an odor less pungent, but extremely heavy and unpleasant. The genus Madia, usually known as tar-weed (although ..."

4. Young Lady's Book of Botany (1840)
"We give a figure of a very handsome Chilian genus (Madia elegans), on PI. 38; a, a floret of the ray ; 1, a portion of the involucre attached to the base of ..."

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