Definition of Genus stellaria

1. Noun. Common chickweed; stitchwort.

Exact synonyms: Stellaria
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Chickweed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Stellaria

genus Spyeria
genus Squalus
genus Squatina
genus Squilla
genus Stachys
genus Stanhopea
genus Stanleya
genus Stapelia
genus Staphylea
genus Staphylococcus
genus Staurikosaurus
genus Steatornis
genus Steganopus
genus Stegosaurus
genus Stelis
genus Stellaria
genus Stenocarpus
genus Stenochlaena
genus Stenopelmatus
genus Stenopterygius
genus Stenotaphrum
genus Stenotomus
genus Stenotus
genus Stentor
genus Stephanomeria
genus Stephanotis
genus Stercorarius
genus Sterculia
genus Sterna
genus Sternotherus

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 ..."

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