Definition of Genus Crotalaria
1. Noun. Large genus of herbs with simple leaves and racemes of yellow flowers; mainly of tropical Africa.
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Crotalaria, Rattlebox, American Rattlebox, Crotalaria Sagitallis, Crotalaria Spectabilis, Indian Rattlebox
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Crotalaria
Literary usage of Genus Crotalaria
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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"... draws attention to the fact that no species of the genus Crotalaria are found in California, although there are several species natives of Mexico. ..."
2. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1846)
"The Crotalaria are a numerous genus : Crotalaria verrucosa is found near St. Louis; sericea exists in the same locality, and flowers in March; striata, ..."
3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1856)
"... belonging also to the genus ; Crotalaria, 9 sp., one, seemingly C. verrucosa, with blue flowers, another with large green flowers ; Zornia, ..."
4. Natal Plants: Descriptions and Figures of Natal Indigenous Plants, with by John Medley Wood, Maurice Smethurst Evans (1899)
"Inanda. April. Wood No. 535. Drawn and described from specimens gathered near Durban, May, 1899. The genus Crotalaria ..."