What is another word for Genus Pulicaria?

3 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pjˌʊlɪkˈe͡əɹi͡ə], [ d‍ʒˈɛnəs pjˌʊlɪkˈe‍əɹi‍ə], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_j_ˌʊ_l_ɪ_k_ˈeə_ɹ_iə]

Genus Pulicaria is a plant species that is commonly known as Fleabane due to its traditional use as an insect repellent. However, there are other synonymous names for this species, including Pulicaria dysenterica, Dysenteria pulicaria, Tissa pulicaria, and Balsamita pulicaria. In Arab countries, it is called Bidiweed, and in Turkey, it is called Hıyarotu. This plant is a member of the Asteraceae family and is native to Europe, Asia, and Africa. Its leaves are used for medicinal purposes, especially for digestive and respiratory problems. It is also used in cosmetics and perfumes due to its pleasant smell. Genus Pulicaria is a hardy plant that is easy to cultivate, making it a popular choice for gardens and landscaping.

Synonyms for Genus pulicaria:

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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