Definition of Genus Bougainvillea

1. Noun. Ornamental tropical woody vines.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bougainvillea

genus Bombax
genus Bombina
genus Bombus
genus Bombyx
genus Bonasa
genus Borago
genus Borrelia
genus Bos
genus Boselaphus
genus Boswellia
genus Botaurus
genus Bothrops
genus Botrychium
genus Bougainvillaea
genus Bougainvillea (current term)
genus Bouteloua
genus Bowiea
genus Boykinia
genus Brachinus
genus Brachychiton
genus Brachycome
genus Brachystegia
genus Bradypus
genus Brama
genus Branchiobdella
genus Branta
genus Brasenia

Literary usage of Genus Bougainvillea

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

1. Journal of the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks by Joseph Banks, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1896)
"The genus Bougainvillea was so named by Commerson in honour of the navigator, who was the first Frenchman to circumnavigate the globe. ..."

2. The Gallery of Marianne North's Paintings of Plants and Their Homes, Royal by William Botting Hemsley (1883)
"There are three or four species or varieties of the genus "Bougainvillea, all of them endemic in Brazil, ..."

3. First book of Indian botany by Daniel Oliver (1869)
"One or two species of the South American genus Bougainvillea have large membranous, beautiful rose-coloured bracts, which render them favourite ornamental ..."

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