Definition of Castilleja

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Castilleja

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
Castro

Literary usage of Castilleja

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1. History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a Preliminary View of the Ancient by William Hickling Prescott (1876)
"... by the presence of visitors, to which he was necessarily exposed at Seville, he withdrew to the neighboring village of castilleja de la Cuesta, ..."

2. History of the Conquest of Mexico: With a Preliminary View of the Ancient by William Hickling Prescott (1886)
"... he withdrew to the neighboring village of castilleja de la Cuesta, attended by his son, who watched over his dying parent with filial solicitude. ..."

3. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1907)
"castilleja hispida Benth. Emerald Lake, Shaw. castilleja ... castilleja pallida Kunth. Sulphur Mountain at Banff, Lakes Louise, Moraine, McArthur and ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"3321.) Bartsia acuminata Pursh, Fl. Am. Sept. 429. 1814. castilleja ... castilleja pallida var. septentrionalis A. Gray, in Brew. & Wats. Bot. Cal. i: 575. ..."

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