Definition of Genus Lunaria
1. Noun. Small genus of European herbs: honesty.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, Family Brassicaceae, Family Cruciferae, Mustard Family
Member holonyms: Honesty, Lunaria Annua, Money Plant, Satin Flower, Satinpod, Silver Dollar
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lunaria
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. ..."