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.
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
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 ..."