Definition of Genus Trigonella
1. Noun. Old World genus of frequently aromatic herbs.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Bird's Foot Trefoil, Trigonella Ornithopodioides, Fenugreek, Greek Clover, Trigonella Foenumgraecum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Trigonella
Literary usage of Genus Trigonella
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus Trigonella,* Linn. B. & H., Gen., i, p. 486; Baill., Hist. Pl., ii, p. 290. Species about 50, chiefly inhabitants of S. Europe, N. Africa, ..."
2. The Genera of Recent Mollusca: Arranged According to Their Organization by Henry Adams, Arthur Adams (1858)
"Genus TRIGONELLA, Da Costa. Shell trigonal. Hinge with the cardinal teeth moderate; lateral teeth elongate, linear, sub-equal; ligament marginal, ..."
3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1908)
"Since the Medicago radiata of Linnaeus has been placed by all recent botanists in the genus Trigonella, a seed of Trigonella foenum- graecum, ..."
4. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1852)
"From the above, it may be perceived that three of the types of Fischer's genus Trigonella, and his three ..."
5. Materia Indica, Or, Some Account of Those Articles which are Employed by the by Whitelaw Ainslie (1826)
"... article of trade from the sea ports of the Red Sea j and grow abundantly in Barbary, Spain, and France. Of the genus Trigonella, Willdenow says shortly, ..."
6. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1908)
"Since the Medicago radiata of Linnaeus has been placed by all recent botanists in the genus Trigonella, a seed1 of Trigonella foenum- ..."
7. The Forage Plants of Australia by Frederick Turner (1891)
"The genus Trigonella, however, is largely represented by species found in Southern Europe, Western and Central Asia, and Northern Africa, ..."