Definition of Genus lavatera

1. Noun. Widespread genus of herbs or softwood arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers.

Exact synonyms: Lavatera
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Malvaceae, Mallow Family, Malvaceae
Member holonyms: Lavatera Arborea, Tree Mallow, Velvet-leaf, Velvetleaf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lavatera

genus Laportea
genus Lappula
genus Lardizabala
genus Larix
genus Larrea
genus Larus
genus Lasiocampa
genus Lasiurus
genus Lasthenia
genus Lastreopsis
genus Lathyrus
genus Latimeria
genus Latrodectus
genus Laurus
genus Lavandula
genus Lavatera
genus Layia
genus Lebistes
genus Lecanopteris
genus Lecanora
genus Leccinum
genus Ledum
genus Leiopelma
genus Leiophyllum
genus Leipoa
genus Leishmania
genus Leitneria
genus Lemaireocereus
genus Lemna
genus Lemur

Literary usage of Genus lavatera

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1. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"Flowers on peduncles, large, showy. — The only genus containing hardy species is //ibiscus. The genus Lavatera contains some species which have an ..."

2. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"The genus Lavatera contains some species which have an arborescent appearance, but which are in fact only ..."

3. Wild flowers worth notice by Phebe Lankester (1879)
"LAVATERA ARE ORE A. THE genus Lavatera was named in honour of Lavater (a physician in Zurich, not the celebrated physiognomist of that name), and belongs to ..."

4. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"The genus Lavatera contains some species which have an arborescent appearance, but which are in fact only ..."

5. An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"The only genus containing hardy species is Hibiscus. The genus Lavatera contains some species which have an arborescent appearance, but which are in fact ..."

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