Definition of Genus stellaria
1. Noun. Common chickweed; stitchwort.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Chickweed
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Literary usage of Genus stellaria
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1. British Farmer's Magazine (1855)
"... Flora also refers it to the genus " Stellaria," «A characterizes it under the name of " media." 1 i>e genus " Stellaria" belongs to the daes and order ..."
2. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston, William Jardine (1838)
"A. Sn.ir,MI 11 ,11. Styles 3, the capsule bursting by 6 entire valve*. This section includes the whole genus Stellaria of most authors. ..."
3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1898)
"421, 422 had seven species under that genus, all but the last of which are congeneric ; it seems therefore best to retain the genus Stellaria and to include ..."
4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1864)
"... and it is unfortunate that Wahlen- berg applied that name, rendered vacant by the transfer of A. media to the genus Stellaria, to species which ..."
5. Report of the Rugby School Natural History Society by Rugby School Natural History Society (1874)
"The irregularity of this genus Stellaria is this, instead of the normal number of stigmas there are only three placed, as in Fig. 7, and the line drawn from ..."