[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pjˌʊlɪkˈe͡əɹi͡ə], [ dʒˈɛnəs pjˌʊlɪkˈeəɹiə], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_j_ˌʊ_l_ɪ_k_ˈeə_ɹ_iə]
How to use "Genus pulicaria" in context?
The Genus Pulicaria comprises two species of perennial plants. The genus is named for the resemblance of the flowers to the bladder of a porcupine. Pulicaria daisy is a herbaceous perennial up to 25 cm tall. The flowers are Highly divergent, with 5 lyres or petals, each about 5 mm wide. The sepals are fused until the flower is almost closed. The petals are then gradually reduced in width so that they are all about 2 mm wide when the flower is open. The flowers are arranged in an umbel, with the umbel becoming denser towards the top.
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