Definition of Genus agrimonia
1. Noun. Genus of herbs found chiefly in north temperate regions having pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by bristly fruit.
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
Member holonyms: Agrimonia, Agrimony
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Agrimonia
Literary usage of Genus agrimonia
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1. Analytical Class-book of Botany: Designed for Academies and Private Students by Frances Harriet Green, Joseph W. Congdon (1857)
"The first genus Agrimonia, consists of herbs with a dry turbinate calyx tube, covered with hooked bristles. But the Kose is a shrub with & fleshy calyx tubo ..."
2. The Farmer's Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Technical Terms Recently by Daniel Pereira Gardner (1846)
"For the history, see Loudon's Encyclopedia of Agriculture. AGRIMONY. The genus Agrimonia, perennial, unimportant weeds of small size. ..."
3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1857)
"... Botanical Sketch of Calumet, Wisconsin, United States " (with a synopsis of all the plants of that district, and a review of the genus Agrimonia). ..."