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Definition of Gentiana lutea

Gentiana lutea
Bitterwort Bit"ter*wort`, n. (Bot.) The yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea), which has a very bitter taste.
Gentiana lutea
Gentian Gen"tian, n. [OE. genciane, F. gentiane, L. gentiana, fr. Gentius, an Illyrian king, said to have discovered its properties.] (Bot.) Any one of a genus (Gentiana) of herbaceous plants with opposite leaves and a tubular four- or five-lobed corolla, usually blue, but sometimes white, yellow, or red. See Illust. of Capsule. Note: Many species are found on the highest mountains of Europe, Asia, and America, and some are prized for their beauty, as the Alpine (Gentiana verna, Bavarica, and excisa), and the American fringed gentians (G. crinita and G. detonsa). Several are used as tonics, especially the bitter roots of Gentiana lutea, the officinal gentian of the pharmacop[oe]ias. Horse gentian, fever root. Yellow gentian (Bot.), the officinal gentian (Gentiana lutea). See Bitterwort.
Gentiana lutea
Gentian Gen"tian, n. [OE. genciane, F. gentiane, L. gentiana, fr. Gentius, an Illyrian king, said to have discovered its properties.] (Bot.) Any one of a genus (Gentiana) of herbaceous plants with opposite leaves and a tubular four- or five-lobed corolla, usually blue, but sometimes white, yellow, or red. See Illust. of Capsule. Note: Many species are found on the highest mountains of Europe, Asia, and America, and some are prized for their beauty, as the Alpine (Gentiana verna, Bavarica, and excisa), and the American fringed gentians (G. crinita and G. detonsa). Several are used as tonics, especially the bitter roots of Gentiana lutea, the officinal gentian of the pharmacop[oe]ias. Horse gentian, fever root. Yellow gentian (Bot.), the officinal gentian (Gentiana lutea). See Bitterwort.

Meaning of Gentiana lutea from wikipedia

- Gentiana lutea, the great yellow gentian, is a species of gentian native to the mountains of central and southern Europe. Gentiana lutea is an herbaceous...
- po****r in rock gardens. Many beverages are made with gentian root. Gentiana lutea is used to produce gentian, a distilled beverage produced in the Alps...
- endangered plant species, among them Vaccinium gaultherioides, Yellow Gentiana (Gentiana lutea), Edelweiss of the Apennines (Leontopodium nivale), and Adonis...
- (Rhododendron Kotsky), Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum), and the Yellow Gentiana (Gentiana lutea). Tourist camping is only authorized in designated places, following...
- Amarogentin is a chemical compound found in gentian (Gentiana lutea) or in Swertia chirata. Gentian root has a long history of use as a herbal bitter in...
- include herbs, fruits and roots such as wormwood, ginger and “Sauwurz” (Gentiana lutea). "(Gentian) comforts the heart and preserves it against faintings and...
- and Russia. The wingspan is 21–24 mm. The larvae feed on Gentiana verna, Gentiana acaulis and Gentiana lutea. Fauna Europaea Stenoptilia at funet v t e...
- name for several plants in the genus Gentiana and may refer to: Gentiana alba, native to North America Gentiana lutea, native to Europe and used in herbal...
- nanum Gentiana kochiana Geum reptans Gentiana bulgarica Gentiana lutea Gentiana orbicularis Gentiana frigida Gypsophila petraea Geum montanum Gentiana nivalis...
- The larvae feed on Gentiana species, including Gentiana lutea, Gentiana verna, Gentiana clusii, Gentiana asclepiadea and Gentiana pneumonanthe. Fauna...