Definition of Genus artemisia
1. Noun. Usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon.
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Artemisia, Mugwort, Artemisia Abrotanum, Southernwood, Absinthe, Artemisia Absinthium, Common Wormwood, Lad's Love, Old Man, Artemisia Annua, Sweet Wormwood, Artemisia Californica, California Sage, California Sagebrush, Artemisia Campestris, Field Wormwood, Artemisia Filifolia, Sand Sage, Silvery Wormwood, Artemisia Frigida, Prairie Sagewort, Wormwood Sage, Artemis Pontica, Roman Wormwood, Artemis Spinescens, Bud Brush, Bud Sagebrush, Artemisia Stelleriana, Beach Wormwood, Dusty Miller, Old Woman
Genus Artemisia Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Genus Artemisia Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Artemisia
Literary usage of Genus artemisia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"Cinchona Alkaloids—Alleged Occurrence in the genus artemisia. ... is made that the alkaloids of Peruvian bark occur in plants of the genus Artemisia, ..."
2. A Practical treatise on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of spermatorrhœa by François Lallemand (1866)
"In very young children baths may be employed containing an j infusion of one of the genus artemisia. I have even frequently s^^ -seen these followed by the ..."
3. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"The name Artemisia is often improperly given to an ornamental plant which belongs to the genus Chrysanthemum. " The genus Artemisia was named in honour of ..."
4. Familiar Lectures on Botany: Explaining the Structure, Classification, and by Lincoln Phelps (1853)
"The name Artemisia is often improperly given to an ornamental plant which belongs to the genus Chrysanthemum. " The genus Artemisia was named in honor of ..."
5. Familiar Lectures on Botany: Explaining the Structure, Classification, and by Lincoln Phelps (1854)
"The genus Artemisia was named in honor of Artemis, the wife of Mausolus, whose monument was one of the wonders of the world (hence our word Mausoleum). ..."