Definition of Genus Achimenes

1. Noun. Genus of tropical perennial American herbs.

Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Gesneriaceae, Gesneria Family, Gesneriaceae
Member holonyms: Achimenes, Hot Water Plant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Achimenes

genus Abutilon
genus Acacia
genus Acalypha
genus Acanthisitta
genus Acanthocereus
genus Acanthocybium
genus Acanthophis
genus Acanthoscelides
genus Acanthurus
genus Acanthus
genus Accipiter
genus Acer
genus Acherontia
genus Acheta
genus Achillea
genus Achimenes (current term)
genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres
genus Acris
genus Acrobates
genus Acrocarpus
genus Acrocephalus

Literary usage of Genus Achimenes

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 (1843)
"THE genus Achimenes is a very valuable one to the cultivator, because the plants in it are easily grown, remain dormant in winter, produce a long succession ..."

2. Bulbs and Tuberous-rooted Plants: Their History, Description, Methods of by Charles Linnaeus Allen (1905)
"A section of the genus Achimenes, Page 1. LYCORIS. A small genus of greenhouse bulbs allied to Nerine and ..."

3. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1883)
"... leaves and inflorescence it is necessary to take care to apply the remedy in dry weather.—M. HOW TO GROW ACHIMENES. THE genus Achimenes consists of ..."

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