Definition of Genus Saponaria

1. Noun. Mostly perennial Old World herbs.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Saponaria

genus Salsola
genus Salvadora
genus Salvelinus
genus Salvia
genus Salvinia
genus Sambucus
genus Samia
genus Samolus
genus Sanguinaria
genus Sanicula
genus Sansevieria
genus Santalum
genus Santolina
genus Sanvitalia
genus Sapindus
genus Saponaria (current term)
genus Saprolegnia
genus Sarcobatus
genus Sarcocephalus
genus Sarcochilus
genus Sarcocystis
genus Sarcodes
genus Sarcophaga
genus Sarcophilus
genus Sarcoptes
genus Sarcorhamphus
genus Sarcostemma
genus Sarda
genus Sardina
genus Sardinia

Literary usage of Genus Saponaria

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

1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1907)
"Alfredia Benth. et Hook, fil.; the section Vaccaria DC. of the genus Saponaria keeps its name when placed in the genus ..."

2. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1892)
"Nearly allied to the genus Saponaria is the genus Gypsophila, some species of which are called Soap- root, and contain much saponin. ..."

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