Definition of Tropaeolum

1. Noun. A tropical American genus of dicotyledonous climbing or diffuse pungent herbs constituting the family Tropaeolaceae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Tropaeolum
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Tropaeolaceae, Nasturtium Family, Tropaeolaceae
Member holonyms: Nasturtium



Definition of Tropaeolum

1. [n -LA or -LUMS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tropaeolum

Troltsch's pocket
Troltsch's recesses
Trombicula
Trombicula akamushi
Trombicula alfreddugesi
Trombicula deliensis
Trombiculidae
Trombidiidae
Tromner
Tromner's reflex
Tromsø
Trondheim
Trondheim Fiord
Trondheim Fjord
Tropaeolaceae
Tropaeolum (current term)
Tropaeolum majus
Tropaeolum minus
Tropaeolum peregrinum
Trophonian
Tropic
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Tropics
Tropidoclonion
Tropidoclonion lineatum
Tropæolum
Trotsky
Trotskyism
Trotskyist

Literary usage of Tropaeolum

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1. Psyche by Cambridge Entomological Club (1893)
"... where he had questioned whether Tropaeolum was one of the food plants of Pieris rapae, as he thought there might be a confusion from the fact that the ..."

2. A Reader in Botany: Selected and Adapted from Well-known Authors by Jane Hancox Newell (1893)
"... OF Tropaeolum.1 THE flowers stand on upright stalks in a horizontal position, which is unusual, and are therefore irregular. ..."

3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"In Tropaeolum majus, L. the epidermis on both sides of the leaf contains tubular cells, ... In Tropaeolum the petiole contains isolated vascular bundles. ..."

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