Definition of Piqueria
1. Noun. Small genus of tropical American perennial herbs or subshrubs with white to pale yellow flowers; often included in genus Stevia.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Stevia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Piqueria
Literary usage of Piqueria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The piqueria endures both sun and shade, and thrives with even indifferent ... Cultivation of piqueria (by Wm. Scott).—Usually the best way to produce good ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"The Piqueria endures both sun and shade, and thrives with even indifferent treatment. For flowers, it is much prized in winter, when delicate white sprays ..."