genus Grindelia

noun
large genus of coarse gummy herbs of western North and Central America
Syn: ↑Grindelia
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑gumweed, ↑gum plant, ↑tarweed, ↑rosinweed

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  • Grindelia squarrosa — Curlycup gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa) Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Grindelia stricta — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • grindelia — ☆ grindelia [grin dēl′yə, grindē′lē ə ] n. [ModL, after H. Grindel (1776 1836), professor of botany at Riga] any of a genus (Grindelia) of coarse plants of the composite family, with large, yellow flower heads: the dried stems and leaves are used …   English World dictionary

  • Grindelia — Taxobox name = Grindelia image width = 210px image caption = Curlycup gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Grindelia genus… …   Wikipedia

  • Grindelia — noun large genus of coarse gummy herbs of western North and Central America • Syn: ↑genus Grindelia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • grindelia — The dried leaves and flowering tops of G. camporum, g. humilius, and G. squarrosa (family Compositae); used as an expectorant; a fluid extract has been used externally in the treatment of rhus poisoning. [David H. Grindel, German botanist,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Grindelia camporum — Taxobox name = Grindelia camporum image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Grindelia species = G. camporum binomial = Grindelia camporum… …   Wikipedia

  • Grindelia hirsutula — Taxobox name = Grindelia hirsutula image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Grindelia species = G. hirsutula binomial = Grindelia… …   Wikipedia

  • Grindelia nana — Taxobox name = Grindelia nana image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Grindelia species = G. nana binomial = Grindelia nana binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • grindelia — /grin dee lee euh, deel yeuh/, n. 1. any of various composite plants of the genus Grindelia, comprising the gumweeds. 2. the dried leaves and tops of certain species of this plant, used in medicine. [1880 85, Amer.; named after D.H. Grindel (1777 …   Universalium

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