Definition of Anigozanthus
1. Noun. Genus of monocotyledonous plants with curious woolly flowers on sturdy stems above a fan of sword-shaped leaves; includes kangaroo's paw and Australian sword lily; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Bloodwort Family, Family Haemodoraceae, Haemodoraceae
Member holonyms: Anigozanthus Manglesii, Australian Sword Lily, Kangaroo Paw, Kangaroo's Paw, Kangaroo's-foot, Kangaroo-foot Plant
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Literary usage of Anigozanthus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1809)
"anigozanthus FLAVIDA. RUSSET-GREEN- FLOWERED anigozanthus. daß and Order. ... anigozanthus grandiflora. Parad. Lond. t. 97. ..."
2. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1844)
"By a ship now about to sail (January 16th, 1843), I send two fine species of anigozanthus, collected by my son in the vicinity of the Moore River. ..."
3. The Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1840)
"The fine anigozanthus latifolia of Frazer, our large green and crimson species, ... but the green swamp anigozanthus* and the dwarf orange, both beautiful, ..."