Definition of Genus xanthosoma

1. Noun. Tropical American tuberous perennials.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Xanthosoma

genus Vultur
genus Weigela
genus Welwitchia
genus Welwitschia
genus Wintera
genus Wisteria
genus Wolffia
genus Wolffiella
genus Woodsia
genus Woodwardia
genus Wyethia
genus Wynnea
genus Xanthium
genus Xanthomonas
genus Xanthorroea
genus Xanthosoma
genus Xenicus
genus Xenopus
genus Xenorhyncus
genus Xenosaurus
genus Xeranthemum
genus Xerobates
genus Xerophyllum
genus Xiphias
genus Xylaria
genus Xylocopa
genus Xylomelum
genus Xylopia
genus Xylosma
genus Xyphophorus

Literary usage of Genus xanthosoma

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1903)
"... of two of the principal tropical root crops, it seems to be finally settled that none of the Taro varieties are of the genus Xanthosoma and that none of ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1903)
"... of two of the principal tropical root crops, it seems to be finally settled that none of the Taro varieties are of the genus Xanthosoma and that none of ..."

3. Popular Science Monthly (1902)
"Indeed, it is not unreasonable to believe that the taro, like the closely similar aroids of the genus Xanthosoma, was domesticated somewhere about the ..."

4. Bulletin by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez (1905)
"... and the West Indian genus Xanthosoma, which contains four economic species and some thirty or more varieties known as ..."

5. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1910)
"... belong to the genus Xanthosoma, and by far the greater number of forms are included in the species X. ..."

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