Definition of Genus calla
1. Noun. Water arum.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Calla Palustris, Water Arum, Wild Calla
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Calla
Literary usage of Genus calla
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Later it was known as Richardia africana, it having been found that the genus Calla, as more closely defined, could not include it. The Richardia of Kunth, ..."
2. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"This order contains the genus CALLA, of which we have some native species, and which includes the elegant exotic, ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"The genus Calla, containing a single species, C. palustris, is a small bog herb of the FIG. 34. ..."
4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The genus Calla is characterized by a flattened spathe within which is a cylindrical spadix covered with naked flowers, appearing as a mere mixture of ..."
5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"The genus Calla is characterised by a flat spathe (qv), within which ig a cylindrical spadix (m SPATHE) covered with naked flowers, appearing as a mere ..."
6. Familiar Lectures on Botany: Explaining the Structure, Classification, and by Lincoln Phelps (1853)
"Many species of this delicate-looking plant may be found in autumn in ditches and stagnant waters. 278. The genus CALLA includes the elegant exotic. ..."