Definition of Genus Corydalis

1. Noun. Annual or perennial herbs of Himalayan China and South Africa.




2. Noun. Type genus of the Corydalidae.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Corydalis

genus Cordyline
genus Cordylus
genus Coregonus
genus Coreopsis
genus Coriandrum
genus Corixa
genus Cornus
genus Corokia
genus Coronilla
genus Corozo
genus Cortaderia
genus Corticium
genus Cortinarius
genus Corvus
genus Coryanthes
genus Corydalis (current term)
genus Corydalus
genus Corylopsis
genus Corylus
genus Corynebacterium
genus Corypha
genus Coryphantha
genus Corythosaurus
genus Coscoroba
genus Cosmocampus
genus Cosmos
genus Costia
genus Cotinga
genus Cotinus
genus Cotoneaster

Literary usage of Genus Corydalis

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1. Natural History: A Manual of Zo├Âlogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1869)
"They frequent the neighborhood of water, in which they pass the larva state. Fig. 350. The genus Corydalis contains the Horned Corydalis, C. cornuta, Linn, ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... similar up-throwing of pollen in the flowers of the Yellow Corydalis and a few other species of the same genus (Corydalis lutea, C. ochroleuca, ..."

3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"MEGALOPTERA (dobsonflies), of the genus Corydalis can live successfully in a desert habitat. The life cycle may take 2-3 years to complete. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... belongs the genus Corydalis, found throughout most of the north temperate zone. Fumitory leaves have a bitter saline taste, and as a tonic and ..."

5. A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1900)
"... resembling the genus Corydalis. Cor'ymb, Corymb'lis (Lat. a cluster of flowers), a flat-topped or merely convex and open flower-cluster of the ..."

6. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"... from February till the eud of April or beginning of May : In the genus Corydalis, a number of species which, along with those below, may be grown in ..."

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