Definition of Tropaeolum majus
1. Noun. Strong-growing annual climber having large flowers of all shades of orange from orange-red to yellowish orange and seeds that are pickled and used like capers.
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Literary usage of Tropaeolum majus
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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1900)
"A feature exhibited by Tropaeolum majus may be here briefly mentioned. Whilst most species of the genus have no stipules, although they evidently possessed ..."
2. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"[An analysis of the post-floral curvatures of the peduncle of Tropaeolum majus.] Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 38: 79-83. 1920.—This is a preliminary report. ..."