genus Rubia

noun
type genus of the Rubiaceae; Old World herbs and subshrubs grown for their medicinal properties and for dye substances extracted from their roots
Syn: ↑Rubia
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family
Member Meronyms: ↑Indian madder, ↑munjeet, ↑Rubia cordifolia

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  • Rubia tinctorum — flowers Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Rubia — noun type genus of the Rubiaceae; Old World herbs and subshrubs grown for their medicinal properties and for dye substances extracted from their roots • Syn: ↑genus Rubia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rubia cordifolia — Madder Mad der (m[a^]d d[ e]r), n. [OE. mader, AS. m[ae]dere; akin to Icel. ma[eth]ra.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Rubia} ({Rubia tinctorum}). The root is much used in dyeing red, and formerly was used in medicine. It is cultivated in France… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rubia peregrina — Madder Mad der (m[a^]d d[ e]r), n. [OE. mader, AS. m[ae]dere; akin to Icel. ma[eth]ra.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Rubia} ({Rubia tinctorum}). The root is much used in dyeing red, and formerly was used in medicine. It is cultivated in France… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rubia tinctorum — Madder Mad der (m[a^]d d[ e]r), n. [OE. mader, AS. m[ae]dere; akin to Icel. ma[eth]ra.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Rubia} ({Rubia tinctorum}). The root is much used in dyeing red, and formerly was used in medicine. It is cultivated in France… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rubia — ID 72672 Symbol Key RUBIA Common Name rubia Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, MA, NV, NY, OR, PA, UT Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Rubia cordifolia — noun perennial East Indian creeping or climbing herb used for dye in the orient • Syn: ↑Indian madder, ↑munjeet • Hypernyms: ↑madderwort, ↑rubiaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubia, ↑genu …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rubia tinctoria — ID 72673 Symbol Key RUTI Common Name madder Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, MA, NV, NY, OR, PA, UT Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • asterid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Achillea, ↑Acroclinium, ↑genus Acroclinium, ↑Ageratina, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Madder — Taxobox name = Madder image width = 250px image caption = Common Madder ( Rubia tinctorum ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Gentianales familia = Rubiaceae tribus = Rubieae genus = Rubia genus authority = L …   Wikipedia

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