Definition of Genus Sambucus
1. Noun. Elder; elderberry.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Caprifoliaceae, Family Caprifoliaceae, Honeysuckle Family
Member holonyms: Elder, Elderberry Bush, Blue Elder, Blue Elderberry, Sambucus Caerulea, Danewort, Dwarf Elder, Sambucus Ebulus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sambucus
Literary usage of Genus Sambucus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus SAMBUCUS, Linn. Quick-growing, stout-branched trees and shrubs, ... (S. glauca) PALE ELDER Our two arborescent species of the genus Sambucus are found ..."
2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1910)
"6 NOTES ON THE genus Sambucus* BY TDA ... There has recently appeared fa very interesting review of the genus Sambucus, by Fritz Graf von Schwerin, ..."
3. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"The Elders, belonging to the genus Sambucus, are among our best known shrubs. The Common Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis L. ) fe probably the best known. ..."
4. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"... antispasmodic, expectorant, alterative; bark of root of Black Haw—a valuable uterine sedative. genus Sambucus (Elder). S. Canadensis (Common Elder). ..."
5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... the popular designation of the deciduous shrubs and trees constituting the genus Sambucus of the natural order Caprifoliaceae. The Common Elder, 5. ..."
6. The Elements of Forestry: Designed to Afford Information Concerning the by Franklin Benjamin Hough (1882)
"... THE ELDERS (genus Sambucus). 1071. The two principal species of the elder found native in the United States are unimportant shrubs. ..."