galium definition

  • noun:
    • the genus Galium of annual and perennial herbaceous plants, such as the bedstraws.
    • A plant of this genus Galium.
    • [capitalized] a sizable genus of rubiaceous natural herbs, with square slim stems, verticillate estipulate leaves, tiny tetramerous and in most cases white flowers, and one seed in each one of the two cells of this fresh fruit, that will be dried out or sometimes berry-like.
    • annual or perennial natural herbs: bedstraw; cleavers
    • Any of the genus Galium of annual and perennial herbaceous plants, including the bedstraws.
    • some of the genus Galium of annual and perennial herbaceous plants, such as the bedstraws.
    • A plant of the genus Galium.
    • [capitalized] A large genus of rubiaceous herbs, with square slender stems, verticillate estipulate leaves, small tetramerous and usually white blossoms, and one seed in each one of the two cells of good fresh fruit, which can be dry or sometimes berry-like.
    • some of the genus Galium of annual and perennial herbaceous plants, such as the bedstraws.
    • yearly or perennial herbs: bedstraw; cleavers
    • A plant associated with genus Galium.
    • A plant for the genus Galium.
    • [capitalized] A large genus of rubiaceous natural herbs, with square slender stems, verticillate estipulate leaves, tiny tetramerous and in most cases white flowers, and one seed in each one of the two cells associated with good fresh fruit, that is dry or sometimes berry-like.
    • [capitalized] A large genus of rubiaceous natural herbs, with square slim stems, verticillate estipulate leaves, little tetramerous and often white flowers, and one seed in each one of the two cells regarding the fruit, which is dry or occasionally berry-like.
    • yearly or perennial herbs: bedstraw; cleavers
    • annual or perennial herbs: bedstraw; cleavers

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