Definition of Amphicarpa
1. Noun. Very small genus of twining vines of North America and Asia: hog peanut.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Amphicarpa Bracteata, Amphicarpaea Bracteata, Hog Peanut, Wild Peanut
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphicarpa
Literary usage of Amphicarpa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Botany, for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1829)
"Elliott retains the following Southern species, which might perhaps be referred to amphicarpa. Let Glycine be referred to ..."
2. Flore de France ou description des plantes qui croissent spontanément en by Georges Rouy, Julien Foucaud (1899)
"V. amphicarpa Dorthes (pro specie), Journ. phys., 35, p. 131 ; DC. ... 268; et auct. nonnull. ; V. saliva forma amphicarpa Coss. et Kral, in Bull. Soc. bot. ..."