Definition of Genus Uvularia
1. Noun. Genus of perennial rhizomatous herb of southern and southeastern United States.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Subfamily Uvulariaceae, Uvulariaceae
Member holonyms: Bellwort, Merry Bells, Wild Oats, Cornflower, Strawflower, Uvularia Grandiflora
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Uvularia
Literary usage of Genus Uvularia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia by Stephen Elliott (1821)
"The flowers in this genus are more numerous on each stem than 10 the genus Uvularia. Grows in the mountains of Carolina. Dr. Muhl. Pursh. ..."
2. An Introduction to Systematic and Physiological Botany by Thomas Nuttall (1827)
"In similar situations with the last plant, and flowering nearly about the same early period, you will find frequently some species of the genus Uvularia, ..."
3. A Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science: A Guide for the Pharmaceutist by Hiram V. Sweringen (1882)
"A name common to different species of plants of the genus Uvularia. BELUGA. The 1'ussian name for the species of sturgeon from which isinglass is procured. ..."
4. Dictionary of Americanisms. by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"The popular name of plants of the genus Uvularia. Belongings. In the "Washington Union" is an advertisement headed " Gentlemen's Belongings; " from which it ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1905)
"... bell-shaped blue flowers have suggested the name; also called "harebells." The name is also applied to the species ol the genus Uvularia, of the family ..."