Definition of Genus Santolina
1. Noun. Genus of Mediterranean subshrubs with rayless flower heads.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Lavender Cotton, Santolina Chamaecyparissus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Santolina
Literary usage of Genus Santolina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"The common name of plants of the genus Santolina, which possess anthelmintic properties. LA'VER, я. A name given to two species of sea-plants of the genus ..."