Definition of Castilleia

1. Noun. Genus of western North and South American perennials often partially parasitic on roots of grasses.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Castilleia

Castellani
Castellani's bronchitis
Castellani's paint
Castellani-Low sign
Castellite
Castellites
Castello
Castelnau's antshrike
Castelnau's antshrikes
Castile
Castile and León
Castile soap
Castilian
Castilians
Castilla
Castilleia
Castilleja
Castilleja chromosa
Castilleja miniata
Castilleja sessiliflora
Castilleja sulphurea
Castle's intrinsic factor
Castlegregory
Castleman's disease
Castor
Castor canadensis
Castor fiber
Castoridae
Castoroides
Castries

Literary usage of Castilleia

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

1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Corolla tubular ; the upper lip (galea) little or not at all longer than the lower, like that of castilleia but shorter, small in comparison with the ..."

2. Zoe: A Biological Journal by Townshend Stith Brandegee, Katharine Layne Brandegee (1891)
"castilleia PARVIFLORA Bong. Veg. Sitk. 157. Western .and southern parts of the city, ... castilleia LATIFOLIA H. & A. Bot. Beech. 154. Bluffs of the shore, ..."

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