Definition of Genus Valeriana

1. Noun. Genus of widely distributed perennial herbs and some shrubs.

Exact synonyms: Valeriana
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Valerianaceae, Valerian Family, Valerianaceae
Member holonyms: Valerian

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Valeriana

genus Urophycis
genus Uropsilus
genus Urosaurus
genus Ursinia
genus Ursus
genus Urtica
genus Usnea
genus Ustilaginoidea
genus Ustilago
genus Uta
genus Utahraptor
genus Utricularia
genus Uvularia
genus Vaccaria
genus Vaccinium
genus Valeriana (current term)
genus Valerianella
genus Vallisneria
genus Vanda
genus Vanellus
genus Vanessa
genus Vangueria
genus Vanilla
genus Varanus
genus Vedalia
genus Velociraptor
genus Venus
genus Veratrum
genus Verbascum
genus Verbena

Literary usage of Genus Valeriana

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

1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1822)
"... Genera Plantarum, the genus VALERIANA is considered as making a section of ... and in consequence has divided the Linnean genus VALERIANA into several, ..."

2. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Perennials by Loudon (Jane) (1843)
"The genus Valeriana is now, however, divided into three or four new genera. ... All the species of this genus were formerly included in the genus Valeriana, ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"This plant with four other species from the genus Valeriana have been made by De Candolle to form the genus Centranthus. The leaves have a glaucous aspect, ..."

4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... the corolla is usually produced on one side into a kind of sac, which in the genus Valeriana is short and blunt (see p. 289, fig. ..."

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