Definition of Genus pothos

1. Noun. Evergreen climbers with adhesive adventitious roots; southeastern Asia and Brazil.

Exact synonyms: Genus Scindapsus, Scindapsus
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Pothos



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pothos

genus Popillia
genus Populus
genus Porcellio
genus Poronotus
genus Porphyra
genus Porphyrio
genus Porphyrula
genus Portulaca
genus Portunus
genus Porzana
genus Potamogale
genus Potamogeton
genus Potamophis
genus Potentilla
genus Poterium
genus Pothos
genus Potorous
genus Potos
genus Pouteria
genus Praunus
genus Prenanthes
genus Presbytes
genus Priacanthus
genus Primula
genus Prinia
genus Priodontes
genus Prionace
genus Prionotus
genus Pristis
genus Pritzelago

Literary usage of Genus pothos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1863)
"Of these, however, only the species first made known, and placed last in the ' Species Plantarum' (P. scandens), is a representative of the genus Pothos. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"In fact, the genus Pothos is very ill-defined in cult, because species are named before fls. and frs. are known and determinations are often wrongly made. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Wilhelm Miller, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"In fact, the genus Pothos is very ill-defined in cultivation because species are named before flowers and fruits are known and determinations are often ..."

4. Aspects of Nature: In Different Lands and Different Climates; with by Alexander von Humboldt (1849)
"India has some species of this genus (Pothos scandens and P. pinnata) which are less beautiful in their physiognomy, and less luxuriant in their growth, ..."

5. Aspects of Nature, in Different Lands and Different Climates; with by Alexander von Humboldt (1849)
"... and A. tenuifolium, extend to Istria and Friuli. No Pothos has yet been- discovered in Africa. India has some species of this genus (Pothos ..."

6. Aspects of Nature: In Different Lands and Different Climates; with by Alexander von Humboldt (1850)
"India has some species of this genus (Pothos scandens and P. pinnata) which are less beautiful in their physiognomy, and less luxuriant in their growth, ..."

7. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1843)
"... compression it has undergone, and the change of appearance produced by its mineralization." " The greatest number of the species of the genus Pothos are ..."

8. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Francis Wall Oliver, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"Their stems and leaves invest the substratum like a carpet, as, for example, in several tropical Aroids of the genus Pothos, and in Marcgravia. ..."

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