Definition of Genus narcissus
1. Noun. Old World perennial bulbous herbs.
Group relationships: Amaryllidaceae, Amaryllis Family, Family Amaryllidaceae
Member holonyms: Narcissus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Narcissus
Literary usage of Genus narcissus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ladies' Companion to the Flower Garden: Being an Alphabetical by Jane (Webb) Loudon (1865)
"The genus Narcissus is a very extensive one, embracing as it does, the Jonquils, the Polyanthus Narcissus, the little Hoop Petticoat, ..."
2. Gardening for Ladies: And Companion to the Flower-garden by Loudon (Jane), Andrew Jackson Downing (1843)
"The genus Narcissus is a very extensive one, embracing, as it does, ... have been preserved in the sections into which the genus Narcissus is now divided. ..."
3. Ye Narcissus Or Daffodyl Flowere, Containing Hys Historie and Culture, & C by Peter Barr, Frederick William Burbidge (1884)
"... the result of a careful study of the genus Narcissus from living plants. Baker's review of the genus Narcissus appeared in the ..."
4. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"... the genus Narcissus adds one that is peculiarly and distinctively its own. The union of calyx and corolla is so complete that botanists make no effort ..."
5. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"A subdivision of the genus Narcissus, including the common Daffodil, and other species having a long trumpet-shaped coronet to the flowers. Aju'ga. Bugle. ..."