noun. large almost cosmopolitan genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs and herbs with often showy yellow flowers; cosmopolitan except tropical lowlands and Arctic or high altitudes and desert regions.
- family Guttiferae
- St John's wort
- family Clusiaceae
- genus Hypericum
- dilleniid dicot genus
- St John's wort family
Example sentences of the word hypericum
1. Noun, singular or mass
Make sure the hole is almost as deep as your hypericum cutting.
In this example, hypericum berries in the same color family punctuate the arrangement in various spots.