What is another word for Genus Piqueria?

2 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pɪkwˈi͡əɹɪə], [ d‍ʒˈɛnəs pɪkwˈi‍əɹɪə], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_ɪ_k_w_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ə]

Genus Piqueria is a plant genus under the family Asteraceae that consists of nearly 60 species. The common name for this genus is "Mexican tarweed." Some synonyms for the Genus Piqueria are: 1. Helianthella 2. Leptochlamys 3. Lophopappus 4. Lygodesmia 5. Madiina 6. Melampodium 7. Odontocarpha 8. Palafoxia. These words are common substitutes for Genus Piqueria and can be used interchangeably in writing and conversation. The synonyms of Genus Piqueria help to create clearer and more vivid descriptions of plants in the Asteraceae family.

Synonyms for Genus piqueria:

How to use "Genus piqueria" in context?

The Piqueria genus of plants is a small family of annual or short-lived perennial herbs that are typical of dry, open conditions. The plants are easily recognized by their reddish-brown to gray stems and leaves, and the small, funnel-shaped flower heads. There are about 10 species of Piqueria, all of which are found in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.

One of the most characteristic features of the Piqueria genus is the presence of resin in the flowers and stems. The resin is used to make tequila, a type of mezcal, and is also an ingredient in some herbal preparations.

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