Definition of Genus Stizolobium
1. Noun. Genus of tropical herbs and woody vines having trifoliate leaves and showy flowers in axillary clusters.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Mucuna
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Literary usage of Genus Stizolobium
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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"... notes setting forth the present knowledge of the different forms is given in connection with each species. GENERAL CHARACTER OF THE genus Stizolobium. ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The genus Stizolobium was formerly included under Mucuna, but is now distinguished from that genus (which see, p. 2074, Vol. ..."
3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1910)
"... notes setting forth the present knowledge of the different forms is given in connection with each species. GENERAL CHARACTER OP THE genus Stizolobium. ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"... planted material is found to be so different from Mucuna as to necessitate generic separation, and the genus Stizolobium has been revived to receive it. ..."
5. Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive by United States Congress. Senate (1861)
"Of the genus Stizolobium, or Mucuna, one if not two species have been observed along our line of travel. The plant seems to belong to both sides of the ..."
6. Cover Crops in Hillside Agriculture: Farmer Innovation with Mucuna by Daniel Buckles, Bernard Triomphe, Gustavo Sain (1998)
"The genus Stizolobium was used by Bort (1909) to distinguish velvetbean from perennial Mucuna spp., but this distinction was not maintained by Burkill ..."
7. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"The velvet bean is now referred to the genus Stizolobium. In Hawaii a number of varieties of the velvet bean have proved to be satisfactory, ..."
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