Definition of Cleomes
1. cleome [n] - See also: cleome
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cleomes
Literary usage of Cleomes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The garden cleomes are chiefly interesting for their long purple spidery stamens ... Said to be the showiest of cleomes. Under this name a very dif- erent ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The garden cleomes are chiefly interesting for their long, purple, ... —Said to be the showiest of cleomes. Under this name a very different plant is ..."
3. Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa: In the by Dixon Denham, Hugh Clapperton, Walter Oudney, Abraham V. Salamé, Robert Brown, Carl Dietrich Eberhard König (1826)
"... uniting all the cleomes whose stamina exceed six, contains in its first section, in addition to the species from which the genus was formed, ..."
4. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1846)
"... and cleomes, Scoparia dulcis, Turnera cuneifolia, Stel- laria media, Sonchus oleraceus, and several grasses and ferns ; while, where there is moisture, ..."