Definition of Genus Verbascum

1. Noun. Genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs mostly with woolly leaves.


Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Verbascum

genus Vaccaria
genus Vaccinium
genus Valeriana
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 (current term)
genus Verbena
genus Verbesina
genus Vernonia
genus Veronica
genus Verticillium
genus Vesicaria
genus Vespa
genus Vespertilio
genus Vespula
genus Vibrio
genus Viburnum
genus Vicia
genus Vicugna
genus Vidua

Literary usage of Genus Verbascum

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

1. The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species by Charles Darwin (1896)
"... Primula—Supplementary note on spontaneously produced hybrids in the genus Verbascum. THE various species of Primula have produced in a state of nature ..."

2. The New Student's Reference Work for Teachers, Students and Families by Chandler Belden Beach, Frank Morton McMurry (1917)
"Mullein (mfd'ttn), the name of a species of the genus Verbascum, which belongs to the figwort family. The genus contains about 125 species, ..."

3. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"... species of Primula—Supplementary note on spontaneously produced hybrids in the genus Verbascum. THK various species of Primula have produced in a state ..."

4. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... as in the genus Verbascum, can be united with unusual facility, and produce numerous hybrid-offspring, yet these hybrids are remarkably sterile. ..."

5. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1899)
"Hence it follows from Mr. Scott's experiments, that in the genus Verbascum the similarly and dissimilarly- coloured varieties of the same species ..."

6. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... as in the genus Verbascum, can be united with unusual facility, and produce numerous hybrid-offspring, yet these hybrids are remarkably sterile. ..."

7. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"... of the genus Verbascum.] Genética 2: 22-26. Jan., 1920.—The failure of many experiments in growing posterity of Ver- ..."

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