HyperDic: genus_hypericum

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Hypericum:
NOUNplantgenus Hypericum, Hypericumlarge almost cosmopolitan genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs and herbs with often showy yellow flowers
English > genus Hypericum: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninglarge almost cosmopolitan genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs and herbs with often showy yellow flowers; cosmopolitan except tropical lowlands and Arctic or high altitudes and desert regions.
SynonymHypericum
Member ofGuttiferae, family Guttiferae, Clusiaceae, family Clusiaceae, St John's wort familywidely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber
MembersSt John's wortAny of numerous plants of the genus Hypericum having yellow flowers and transparently dotted leaves
Broaderdilleniid dicot genusgenus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Spanishgenus hypericum, hypericum
Catalangenus hypericum, hypericum

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