Definition of Genus Carnegiea

1. Noun. Caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaro.

Exact synonyms: Carnegiea
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cactaceae, Cactus Family, Family Cactaceae
Member holonyms: Carnegiea Gigantea, Saguaro, Sahuaro

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Carnegiea

genus Carcharhinus
genus Carcharias
genus Carcharodon
genus Cardamine
genus Cardium
genus Carduelis
genus Carduus
genus Caretta
genus Carex
genus Cariama
genus Carica
genus Carissa
genus Carlina
genus Carnegiea (current term)
genus Carpenteria
genus Carphophis
genus Carpinus
genus Carpobrotus
genus Carpocapsa
genus Carpodacus
genus Carthamus
genus Carum
genus Carya
genus Caryocar
genus Caryota
genus Casmerodius

Literary usage of Genus Carnegiea

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"The genus Carnegiea, dedicated to Mr. Andrew Carnegie and formerly known as Cereus giganteus, consists of a single species. Some of these plants attain a ..."

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