Definition of Kennedia
1. Noun. Genus of Australian woody vines having showy red or purplish flowers.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Coral Pea
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kennedia
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 ..."