genus Gentiana

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Noun1.genus Gentiana - type genus of the Gentianaceaegenus Gentiana - type genus of the Gentianaceae; cosmopolitan genus of herbs nearly cosmopolitan in cool temperate regions; in some classifications includes genera Gentianopsis and Gentianella
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Gentianaceae, gentian family, Gentianaceae - chiefly herbaceous plants with showy flowers; some are cultivated as ornamentals
Gentiana lutea, great yellow gentian - robust European perennial having clusters of yellow flowers
calathian violet, Gentiana pneumonanthe, marsh gentian - perennial Eurasian gentian with sky-blue funnel-shaped flowers of damp open heaths
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The genus Gentiana (gentian) contains about 300 species in the world (Judd et al., 1999).
is a medicinal plant of the family Gentianaceae, genus Gentiana. The root of the plant is used as the traditional Chinese herbal medicine (TCM) named Qinjiao.