Definition of Genus Veronica
1. Noun. Widespread genus of herbs with pink or white or blue or purple flowers: speedwell.
Group relationships: Family Scrophulariaceae, Figwort Family, Foxglove Family, Scrophulariaceae
Member holonyms: Speedwell, Veronica, Field Speedwell, Veronica Agrestis, American Brooklime, Brooklime, Veronica Americana, Brooklime, European Brooklime, Veronica Beccabunga, Veronica Anagallis-aquatica, Veronica Michauxii, Water Speedwell
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Veronica
Literary usage of Genus Veronica
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"genus Veronica VERONICA (several derivations given, but not considered satisfactory). A genus containing about one hundred and sixty species of herbs or ..."
2. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"... patens; Sarracenia, all the genus ; Sollya, all the genus ; Veronica species*, salicifolia, formosa, angustifolia, ..."
3. The Indian Forester (1886)
"The genus Veronica forms a more conspicuous feature of the vegetation here than in any other country, both from the number, beauty and ubiquity of the ..."