genus Prenanthes

noun
genus of North American and Asiatic perennial herbs having pinnatisect leaves small heads of drooping yellowish to purple flowers; sometimes includes species often placed in genus Nabalus
Syn: ↑Prenanthes
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑rattlesnake root, ↑Prenanthes purpurea

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  • Prenanthes — Taxobox name = Rattlesnake root image width = 200px image caption = Prenanthes racemosa regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida familia = Asteraceae tribus = Cichorieae genus = Prenanthes genus authority = L. subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Prenanthes — noun genus of North American and Asiatic perennial herbs having pinnatisect leaves small heads of drooping yellowish to purple flowers; sometimes includes species often placed in genus Nabalus • Syn: ↑genus Prenanthes • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Nabalus — noun genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑Nabalus • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prenanthes alba — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prenanthes serpentaria — Rattlesnake Rat tle*snake (r[a^]t t l*sn[=a]k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera {Crotalus} and {Caudisona}, or {Sistrurus}; sometimes also called {rattler}. They have a series of horny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prenanthes amabilis — Taxobox status = EN | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Cichorieae genus = Prenanthes species = P. amabilis binomial = Prenanthes amabilis… …   Wikipedia

  • Prenanthes serpentaria — gall of the earth gall of the earth n. A common perennial herb ({Nabalus serpentarius}) widely distributed in southern and eastern U. S., having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion s foot in shape;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prenanthes purpurea — noun herb of central and southern Europe having purple florets • Syn: ↑rattlesnake root • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Prenanthes, ↑genus Prenanthes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prenanthes alba — noun herb of northeastern North America having drooping clusters of yellowish white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑white lettuce, ↑cankerweed, ↑Nabalus alba • Hypernyms: ↑rattlesnake root • Member Holonyms: ↑Nabalu …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prenanthes serpentaria — noun common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion s foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑lion s foot …   Useful english dictionary

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