Definition of Genus Castilleia

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Castilleia

genus Carpinus
genus Carpobrotus
genus Carpocapsa
genus Carpodacus
genus Carthamus
genus Carum
genus Carya
genus Caryocar
genus Caryota
genus Casmerodius
genus Castanea
genus Castanopsis
genus Castilleia (current term)
genus Castilleja
genus Castor
genus Castoroides
genus Casuarina
genus Casuarius
genus Catacala
genus Catalpa
genus Catananche
genus Catasetum
genus Catha
genus Catharacta
genus Catharanthus
genus Cathartes
genus Cathaya

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. ..."

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