Definition of Genus tetragonia
1. Noun. New Zealand spinach.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aizoaceae, Carpetweed Family, Family Aizoaceae, Family Tetragoniaceae, Tetragoniaceae
Member holonyms: New Zealand Spinach, Tetragonia Expansa, Tetragonia Tetragonioides
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tetragonia
Literary usage of Genus tetragonia
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1. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox (1867)
"The genus Tetragonia consists of herbaceous plants with four-cornered fruit, and one of the species, native of New Zealand, is cultivated as an esculent ..."
2. The Forage Plants of Australia by Frederick Turner (1891)
"There are only two species of the genus Tetragonia indigenous in Australia ; but the one under notice is found also in New Zealand, South America, ..."