Definition of Daviesia
1. Noun. Genus of Australasian shrubs and subshrubs having small yellow or purple flowers followed by short triangular pods.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Bitter Pea
Lexicographical Neighbors of Daviesia
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, ..."