Definition of Daviesia

1. Noun. Genus of Australasian shrubs and subshrubs having small yellow or purple flowers followed by short triangular pods.

Exact synonyms: Genus Daviesia
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Bitter Pea



Lexicographical Neighbors of Daviesia

David Siqueiros
David Smith
Davidge
Davidian
Davidic
Davidoff's cells
Davids
Davidson
Davidson's penstemon
Davidson syringe
Davie
Daviel's operation
Daviel's spoon
Davies
Davies' disease
Daviesia (current term)
Davina
Davion
Davis
Davis' Birthday
Davis-Crowe mouth gag
Davis Cup
Davis grafts
Davis interlocking sound
Davis shutter
Davison
Davitt
Davo
Davy
Davy's gray

Literary usage of Daviesia

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

1. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS, ANZAAS. (1890)
"NOTE ON Daviesia LATIFOLIA. ... Daviesia latifolia is indigenous to Victoria ; it belongs to the suborder ..."

2. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Smith in linn. soc. transact, Q. p. 256. Daviesia ... Furze-leaved Daviesia. Kat. of New South Wales. Introd. 1792, by Messrs. Lee and Kennedy. ..."

3. The Green-house Companion: Comprising a General Course of Green-house and by John Claudius Loudon (1825)
"Daviesia acicularis, needle-leaved Daviesia. ... are pretty New Holland shrubs, flowering from May to August, which may be treated like Daviesia. ..."

4. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most by John Sims (1818)
"Daviesia glauca. Load. Bot. Cab. 43. This is a very pretty little shrub, ... It has been generally called Daviesia corymbosa in our nurseries, ..."

5. The Green-house Companion: Comprising a General Course of Green-house and by John Claudius Loudon (1825)
"D. corymbosa, glaucous-leaved Daviesia. ... green-leaved Daviesia, AR 526. ... broad-leaved Daviesia, BM 1757. These are beautiful New South Wales shrubs, ..."

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