Swertia perennia

noun
perennial of damp places in mountains of Eurasia and North America having dull-colored blue or violet flowers
Syn: ↑marsh felwort
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Swertia, ↑genus Swertia

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  • Swertia — noun genus of herbs of mountains of North America and Eurasia and Africa • Syn: ↑genus Swertia • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Gentianaceae, ↑family Gentianaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Swertia — noun genus of herbs of mountains of North America and Eurasia and Africa • Syn: ↑Swertia • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Gentianaceae, ↑family Gentianaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • marsh felwort — noun perennial of damp places in mountains of Eurasia and North America having dull colored blue or violet flowers • Syn: ↑Swertia perennia • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Swertia, ↑genus Swertia …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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