Definition of Genus gnaphalium

1. Noun. Large widely distributed genus of coarse hairy herbs with whitish involucres.

Exact synonyms: Gnaphalium
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Cudweed

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Gnaphalium

genus Glechoma
genus Gleditsia
genus Gleichenia
genus Gliricidia
genus Glis
genus Globicephala
genus Globigerina
genus Gloriosa
genus Glossina
genus Glossodia
genus Glossopsitta
genus Gloxinia
genus Glyceria
genus Glycine
genus Glycyrrhiza
genus Gnaphalium
genus Gnetum
genus Gobiesox
genus Gobio
genus Gomphotherium
genus Gomphrena
genus Goniopteris
genus Gonorhynchus
genus Goodyera
genus Gopherus
genus Gorgonocephalus
genus Gorilla
genus Gossypium
genus Gracula
genus Grammatophyllum

Literary usage of Genus gnaphalium

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1. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"The everlasting flowers were formerly nearly all classed with those of the genus Gnaphalium or cudweed ; from which they differ essentially in wanting the ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... and may be kept for a long time. They are also known as everlasting flowers. The genus Gnaphalium has about 120 widely distributed species, ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Francis Wall Oliver, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"The Mountain Cudweed (Gnaphalium dioicum) and the closely allied species of the same genus, Gnaphalium alpinum and ..."

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