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.

Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Wistaria, Wisteria



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Wisteria

genus Viscum
genus Vitis
genus Vittaria
genus Viverra
genus Viverricula
genus Volvaria
genus Volvariella
genus Volvox
genus Vorticella
genus Vulpes
genus Vultur
genus Weigela
genus Welwitchia
genus Welwitschia
genus Wintera
genus Wisteria (current term)
genus Wolffia
genus Wolffiella
genus Woodsia
genus Woodwardia
genus Wyethia
genus Wynnea
genus Xanthium
genus Xanthomonas
genus Xanthorroea
genus Xanthosoma
genus Xenicus
genus Xenopus
genus Xenorhyncus
genus Xenosaurus

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 ..."

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