Definition of Genus Castilleia
1. Noun. Genus of western North and South American perennials often partially parasitic on roots of grasses.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Scrophulariaceae, Figwort Family, Foxglove Family, Scrophulariaceae
Member holonyms: Indian Paintbrush, Painted Cup
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Castilleia
Literary usage of Genus Castilleia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"Antennaria dioica is very conspicuous with its red flowers. Many species of the genus Phlox are abundant and conspicuous. The showy genus Castilleia is also ..."
2. The Natural History Review: A Quarterly Journal of Biological Science by Armagh Natural History and Philosophical Society, Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, Cork Scientific and Literary Society, Cuvierian Society of Cork, Dublin University Zoological and Botanical Association, Literary and Scientific Instit (1854)
"Range, 1861. Am. Journ. Sc. 1862, xxxiii. pp. 8401, xxxiv. p. 249. Revision of the genus Castilleia. Ibid. p. ..."