Definition of Genus Paronychia

1. Noun. Low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts.

Exact synonyms: Paronychia
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Whitlowwort

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Paronychia

genus Paralichthys
genus Paralithodes
genus Paramecium
genus Paranthias
genus Paranthropus
genus Parascalops
genus Parasitaxus
genus Parathelypteris
genus Parietaria
genus Paris
genus Parkia
genus Parkinsonia
genus Parmelia
genus Parochetus
genus Paronychia (current term)
genus Parophrys
genus Parrotia
genus Parrotiopsis
genus Parthenium
genus Parthenocissus
genus Parula
genus Parus
genus Paspalum
genus Pastinaca
genus Patella
genus Pavo

Literary usage of Genus Paronychia

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

1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1906)
"North of the White Mountains the plant is quite unknown, nor does it occur in the polar regions. In fact, the genus Paronychia does not belong to the arctic ..."

2. Annals of Botany by Carl Dietrich Eberhard König, John Sims (1806)
"which form the genus Paronychia in the second section. The section with naked leaves may be enriched with s new genus with woody stems, opposite leaves, ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"These are seen, for example, in species of the genus Paronychia, which in masses have their habitat in sunny places, and produce silver-glittering ..."

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