Definition of Genus Parietaria

1. Noun. Small genus of stingless herbs.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Parietaria

genus Panthera
genus Papaver
genus Paphiopedilum
genus Papio
genus Paprilus
genus Paracheirodon
genus Paradoxurus
genus Paralichthys
genus Paralithodes
genus Paramecium
genus Paranthias
genus Paranthropus
genus Parascalops
genus Parasitaxus
genus Parathelypteris
genus Parietaria (current term)
genus Paris
genus Parkia
genus Parkinsonia
genus Parmelia
genus Parochetus
genus Paronychia
genus Parophrys
genus Parrotia
genus Parrotiopsis
genus Parthenium
genus Parthenocissus
genus Parula
genus Parus

Literary usage of Genus Parietaria

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"Medical properties: Astringent, tonic, diuretic. genus Parietaria (Pellitory): P. Pennsylvanica (American ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"The species of the genus Parietaria and many tropical Urticaceae behave in the same manner in this respect as our Nettles. As an instance may be taken Puea ..."

3. Specimens of the Elizabethan Drama from Lyly to Shirley, A.D. 1580-A.D. 1642 by William Henry Williams (1905)
"113. pellitory o' the wall, or common pellitory, belongs to the genus Parietaria (of which the name is a corruption). According to The English ..."

4. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"The herb pellitory. of the genus Parietaria. [CAa»t*er.] PARK, n. [add.] An inclosed place in cities for public exercise or amusement, as Hyde Park, ..."

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