Definition of Genus Tussilago

1. Noun. Genus of low creeping yellow-flowered perennial herbs of north temperate regions: coltsfoots; in some classifications includes species often placed in other genera especially Homogyne and Petasites.

Exact synonyms: Tussilago
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Coltsfoot, Tussilago Farfara

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tussilago

genus Tsuga
genus Tuber
genus Tubercularia
genus Tulestoma
genus Tulipa
genus Tulostoma
genus Tunga
genus Tupaia
genus Tupinambis
genus Turbatrix
genus Turnix
genus Turreae
genus Turritis
genus Tursiops
genus Tussilago (current term)
genus Tylenchus
genus Tympanuchus
genus Typha
genus Tyrannosaurus
genus Tyrannus
genus Tyto
genus Uca
genus Uintatherium
genus Ulex
genus Ulmus
genus Ulva
genus Uma
genus Umbellularia
genus Umbrina

Literary usage of Genus Tussilago

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

1. An Introduction to Physiological and Systematical Botany by James Edward Smith (1814)
"It is also essential to this kind of flower that the Anthers should be united into a cylinder, to which only the genus Tussilago affords ..."

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