Definition of Genus Lunaria

1. Noun. Small genus of European herbs: honesty.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lunaria

genus Lophophorus
genus Lophosoria
genus Loranthus
genus Loris
genus Lota
genus Lotus
genus Lovoa
genus Loxia
genus Loxodonta
genus Loxoma
genus Loxostege
genus Lucilia
genus Lufengpithecus
genus Luffa
genus Lumpenus
genus Lunaria (current term)
genus Lunda
genus Lupinus
genus Luscinia
genus Lutjanus
genus Lutra
genus Luvarus
genus Lycaena
genus Lycaeon
genus Lychnis
genus Lycium
genus Lycoperdon
genus Lycopersicon
genus Lycopersicum
genus Lycopodium

Literary usage of Genus Lunaria

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"genus Lunaria LUNARIA (Latin, luna, the moon, from the shape and colour of the disk- like partition of the seed-vessel). A genus consisting of but two ..."

2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach (1912)
"Satin-flower, or Satin-pod, a cruciferous plant of the genus Lunaria, native to Europe and Asia. One of the two species (L. ra/i'r/ra) is perennial, ..."

3. Genera plantarum ad exemplaria imprimis in herbariis kewensibus servata definita by George Bentham, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1862)
"DC. Prod. i. 166. Walp. liep. i. 146. Reichb. Io. FI. Germ. ii. t. 12. genus Lunaria characteribus multis affino. 125. ..."

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