Definition of Genus erysimum

1. Noun. Large genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves; Old World and North America.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Erysimum

genus Erignathus
genus Erinaceus
genus Eriobotrya
genus Eriocaulon
genus Eriodictyon
genus Eriogonum
genus Eriophorum
genus Eriophyllum
genus Eriosoma
genus Erithacus
genus Erodium
genus Erolia
genus Eruca
genus Erwinia
genus Eryngium
genus Erysimum
genus Erysiphe
genus Erythrina
genus Erythrocebus
genus Erythronium
genus Erythroxylon
genus Erythroxylum
genus Escherichia
genus Eschrichtius
genus Eschscholtzia
genus Esox
genus Estrilda
genus Etropus
genus Euarctos
genus Eucalyptus

Literary usage of Genus erysimum

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1. A Dictionary of medical terminology, dental surgery, and the collateral sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas (1882)
"A plant of the genus Erysimum. Iled'ra. A fracture of the bones of the cranium, in which the impression of the instrument inflicting the blow is visible. ..."

2. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1902)
"... bears the Welsh name " Fluellen "; the genus Erysimum is "Perennial Wallflower"; ..."

3. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany edited by Amos Arthur Heller, Patrick Beveridge Kennedy (1909)
"The four sided siliques suggested, to me, the genus Erysimum; but the small purple petals indicated other affinities, and as all environmental evidences ..."

4. The English Flower Garden: Design, Arrangement and Plans Followed by a by William Robinson (1895)
"... genus Erysimum. The Wallflower is a native of Southern Europe, growing on old walls, in quarries, and on sea-cliffs. It loves a wall better than any ..."

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