large genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves; Old World and North America
Syn: ↑genus Erysimum
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
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\\ə̇ˈrisəməm\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek erysimon, a kind of mustard, from erysthai to defend, protect, save; from its use as a medicinal herb
: a small genus of Old World herbs (family Cruciferae) including several weeds and having alternate leaves, small yellow flowers, and slender terete pods — see wallflower, wormseed mustard

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Erysimum /e-risˈi-məm/
The treacle-mustard genus of Cruciferae
ORIGIN: Latinized from Gr erysimon hedge-mustard

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  • Erysimum — n. a large genus of annual or perennial herbs of the Old World and North America; some are grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves. Syn: genus {Erysimum}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erysĭmum — (E. L., Hederich), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Cruciferae Sisymbrieae, 15. Kl. 2 Ordn. L.; Schoten lineal, mit nur einem vortretenden Klappennerven, vierkantig od. zusammengedrückt vierkantig, Narben stumpf, ganz od. ausgerandet, Samen in …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Erysimum —   [lateinisch griechisch, zu griechisch érysthai »heilen«], wissenschaftlicher Name der Pflanzengattung Schöterich …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Erysimum — taxobox name = Wallflowers image caption = Teide wallflower Erysimum scoparium regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Brassicales familia = Brassicaceae genus = Erysimum genus… …   Wikipedia

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  • Erysimum L. — Род 134. Желтушник (Сем. Brassicaceae – Крестоцветные) 287. Erysimum cheiranthoides L. – Желтушник левкойный …   Флора Центрально-лесного государственного заповедника

  • Erysimum — ID 32909 Symbol Key ERYSI Common Name wallflower Family Brassicaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • Erysimum — Erys·i·mum i ris ə məm n a small genus of cruciferous herbs having small yellow flowers and slender pods …   Medical dictionary

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