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gentian family

Definition of the noun gentian family

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noun

  1. chiefly herbaceous plants with showy flowers; some are cultivated as ornamentals

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Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

Dicentra spectabilis bleeding heart Eschscholtzia califomica Californiapoppy Fumaria officinalis earth smoke fumitory hedgefumitory smokeoftheearth Gentianaceae [Gentian family] Centaurium erythraea bitterherb centaury centaury gentian ...

Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

the gentian family. An order of dicotyledonous plants, most of which are herbaceous, though a few are small shrubs. Many of the herbaceous species are ...

Google previewAn Ethnologic Dictionary of the Navaho Language (1910)

by Franciscans, St. Michaels, Ariz

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family). — bfhlljai, (like deer's ear), Frasera speciosa. chll behetFol litsfogi, (plant with a yellow root), Frasera. chll behetFol nn&zigi. ( plant with a long root), Frasera speciosa. luzld chll (inlzf chil, witch plant), Gentiana ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

(gentian family).

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1919)

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V GENTIANACEAE (GENTIAN FAMILY) Sabbatia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X Gentian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - Obolaria (Pennywort). . . . . . . . . IX Menyanthes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VII Buckbean. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . II Limnanthemum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VII ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Gentian family, Gentianaceae. Treasured by gardeners for the rich ...

Google previewChandler's Encyclopedia (1898)

An Epitome of Universal Knowledge ... by William Henry Chandler

species, widely distributed throughout the globe; commonly called the Gentian family. Gentiles. Nations; name given by Jews to the rest of tlie world, as foreigners destitute of true knowledge of God. Gentlemeil-al-Arm*. Bodyguard of the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

GENTIANACEAE (the gentian family), in botany, an order of Dicotyledons belonging to the sub-class Sympetalae or Gamo- pctalae, and containing about 750 species in 64 genera. It has a world-wide distribution, and representatives adapted ...

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