Definition of Genus Erythronium

1. Noun. Perennial bulbous herbs most of northern United States: dogtooth violet; adder's tongue; trout lily; fawn lily.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Erythronium

genus Eriodictyon
genus Eriogonum
genus Eriophorum
genus Eriophyllum
genus Eriosoma
genus Erithacus
genus Erodium
genus Erolia
genus Eruca
genus Erwinia
genus Eryngium
genus Erysimum
genus Erysiphe
genus Erythrina
genus Erythrocebus
genus Erythronium (current term)
genus Erythroxylon
genus Erythroxylum
genus Escherichia
genus Eschrichtius
genus Eschscholtzia
genus Esox
genus Estrilda
genus Etropus
genus Euarctos
genus Eucalyptus
genus Eucarya
genus Eucinostomus
genus Euderma
genus Eudyptes

Literary usage of Genus Erythronium

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1. Lessons in Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"Genus erythronium. — The yellow adder-tongue, or dog-tooth violet (Erythronium americanum), shown in fig. 203, is quite different from any species of ..."

2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1919)
"In conclusion it is worth noting that the genus Erythronium belongs to a subfamily of the Liliaceae in which the trimerous plan of the flower is quite ..."

3. An Introduction to Systematic and Physiological Botany by Thomas Nuttall (1827)
"... stems, having alternate, oval, or elliptic leaves, and smallish yellow, not well opened, 8 is the genus Erythronium, or Dog's-tooth Violet, ..."

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