Definition of Genus narcissus

1. Noun. Old World perennial bulbous herbs.

Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Amaryllidaceae, Amaryllis Family, Family Amaryllidaceae
Member holonyms: Narcissus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Narcissus

genus Myrtillocactus
genus Myrtus
genus Mysis
genus Mytilus
genus Myxine
genus Myxinikela
genus Myxocephalus
genus Nabalus
genus Naemorhedus
genus Nageia
genus Naias
genus Naja
genus Najas
genus Nanomia
genus Napaea
genus Narcissus
genus Narthecium
genus Nasalis
genus Nasturtium
genus Nasua
genus Natrix
genus Nauclea
genus Naucrates
genus Nautilus
genus Necturus
genus Negaprion
genus Nelumbo
genus Nemophila
genus Neoceratodus
genus Neofiber

Literary usage of Genus narcissus

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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. ..."

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