Definition of Genus digitalis
1. Noun. Genus of Eurasian herbs having alternate leaves and racemes of showy bell-shaped flowers.
Group relationships: Family Scrophulariaceae, Figwort Family, Foxglove Family, Scrophulariaceae
Member holonyms: Digitalis, Foxglove
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Digitalis
Literary usage of Genus digitalis
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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"... does not bear pollen and the plants may therefore be considered in good standing in the family. , According to Wood, the foxglove genus,Digitalis, ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The very inappropriate name of a genus (Digitalis) of about 18 species of beautiful half-hardy herbaceous biennial plants of the order ..."
3. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1869)
"The larger sorts of course require much more room. Fig. 9.—Digitalis or Foxglove. DIGITALIS OR FOXGLOVE.—(Fig. 9.)—The genus Digitalis, named from ..."
4. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1819)
"Mr. NUTTALL has very properly remarked that the above generic character excludes the American species which approximate the genus DIGITALIS. ..."
5. The Chemist: A Monthly Journal of Chemical and Physical Science (1845)
"... in order to indicate that I have found it in several species of the genus digitalis, and even in other genera of the family of ..."