HyperDic: genus_eryngium

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Eryngium:
NOUNplantgenus Eryngium, Eryngiumlarge genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads
English > genus Eryngium: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninglarge genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads; cosmopolitan in distribution.
SynonymEryngium
Member ofUmbelliferae, family Umbelliferae, Apiaceae, family Apiaceae, carrot familyplants having flowers in umbels
Membersbutton snakeroot, Eryngium aquaticumcoarse prickly perennial eryngo with aromatic roots
eryngo, eringoAny plant of the genus Eryngium
rattlesnake master, rattlesnake's master, button snakeroot, Eryngium yuccifoliumcoarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite
sea holly, sea holm, sea eryngium, Eryngium maritimumEuropean evergreen eryngo with twisted spiny leaves naturalized on United States east coast
Broaderrosid dicot genusA genus of dicotyledonous plants
Spanisheryngium, genus eryngium
Catalaneryngium, Eryngium, genus eryngium

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