Definition of Houstonia

1. n. A genus of small rubiaceous herbs, having tetramerous salveform blue or white flower. There are about twenty species, natives of North America. Also, a plant of this genus.



Definition of Houstonia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Houstonia

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housie
housier
housiest
housing
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housing development
housing estate
housing estates
housing for the elderly
housing industry
housing project
housing start
housings
housling
houstonia (current term)
houstonias
hout
houted
houting
houtings
houtou
houtous
houts
houttuynia
houttuynias
houve
hove
hovea
hoved

Literary usage of Houstonia

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1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"houstonia (PLATE 14) The two species of the genus houstonia which have been ... The style, which in houstonia is single, is provided with two stigmas, ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"Flor, i: Part 2, 26. 1878. In open places, Maryland to Kentucky, Georgia and Alabama, especially in the mountains. May-Sept. houstonia ..."

3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1907)
"AN ALPINE VARIETY OF houstonia CAERULEA. ARTHUR STANLEY PEASE AND ALBERT HANFORD ... THE striking white flowers of houstonia caerulea in Tuckerman's Ravine ..."

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