Definition of Genus Wisteria
1. Noun. Asiatic deciduous woody vine having large drooping racemes of white or bluish or purple or pinkish flowers and velvety pods; widely grown as an ornamental.
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Wistaria, Wisteria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Wisteria
Literary usage of Genus Wisteria
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1. Some American Medical Botanists Commemorated in Our Botanical Nomenclature by Howard Atwood Kelly (1914)
"The books, so far as I have seen, seem to credit Nuttall with naming the new genus Wisteria—its many varieties or species making it quite distinct from the ..."