Definition of Genus Proboscidea
1. Noun. In some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Family Pedaliaceae, Pedaliaceae, Sesame Family
Member holonyms: Common Devil's Claw, Common Unicorn Plant, Devil's Claw, Elephant-tusk, Proboscidea Louisianica, Proboscis Flower, Ram's Horn, Martynia Arenaria, Proboscidea Arenaria, Sand Devil's Claw, Martynia Fragrans, Proboscidea Fragrans, Sweet Unicorn Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Proboscidea
Literary usage of Genus Proboscidea
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1. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches. a Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1900)
"We should very much like to deal with the subject of the lion hunt in Great Britain at length, but that of the genus Proboscidea trumpets us, ..."