Definition of Kennedia

1. Noun. Genus of Australian woody vines having showy red or purplish flowers.

Exact synonyms: Genus Kennedia, Genus Kennedya, Kennedya
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Coral Pea

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kennedia

Kendal green
Kendal mint cake
Kendall's compounds
Kendall's substance
Kendall's tau
Kendall method
Kendall partial rank correlation
Kendall rank correlation
Kendall test
Kendrick Extrication Device
Kendrick Extrication Devices
Kennedia (current term)
Kennedia coccinea
Kennedia prostrata
Kennedy's disease
Kennedy's syndrome
Kennedy International Airport
Kennedy Interrnational
Kennelly-Heaviside layer
Kennesaw Mountain

Literary usage of Kennedia

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

1. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1839)
"From the genus Kennedia a small section has been detached by Baron Hugel, and formed into a distinct group, under the above generic title. ..."

2. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1812)
"Dingy-flower'd Kennedia. A'a/. of New South Wales. The Right Hon. Sir 2. ... Many-flower'd scarlet Kennedia. Nat. of the South West Coast of New Holland. ..."

3. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"Kennedia prostrata has pretty scarlet flowers, and is worthy of cultivation. It occurs near the sea-coast, as well as in the more elevated parts of the ..."

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