Definition of Genus Carpenteria
1. Noun. One species; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae.
Group relationships: Family Hydrangeaceae, Hydrangea Family, Hydrangeaceae
Member holonyms: Carpenteria, Carpenteria Californica
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Carpenteria
Literary usage of Genus Carpenteria
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1. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1858)
"The existence of these spicula shows that the genus Carpenteria, and probably all the group, forms the passage between the Porifera and ..."
2. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1878)
"P. balani/orme is identical with the genus Carpenteria of Gray, which is not a connecting link between ..."
3. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1867)
"... and alludes to the genus Carpenteria, a Foraminifera which exhibits spicules as further illustrating their relationship—Cliona celata, ..."