Definition of Petteria
1. Noun. One species: Dalmatian laburnum.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Caesalpinioideae, Subfamily Caesalpinioideae
Member holonyms: Cytisus Ramentaceus, Dalmatian Laburnum, Petteria Ramentacea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petteria
Literary usage of Petteria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. On Buds and Stipules by John Lubbock (1899)
"133) also the four stipules of the two opposite leaves are connate, and form a sheath, which encloses the younger parts of the bud. Petteria ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Old World. — Much cult., and sometimes runs wild about plantations. L HB Petteria (after Franz Fetter, a Dalmatian botanist; died 1853). ..."
3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"... in species of Petteria (in the neighbouring cells of the stomata) and Cytisus. There is again no uniformity in the type of stoma found in the Tribes ..."