Definition of Genus Claytonia
1. Noun. Genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, Purslane Family
Member holonyms: Carolina Spring Beauty, Claytonia Caroliniana, Clatonia Lanceolata, Spring Beauty, Claytonia Virginica, Virginia Spring Beauty
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Claytonia
Literary usage of Genus Claytonia
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1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... ponds, and ditches ; and is commonly known by the name of Water-Chick- weed. It closely resembles the species of the genus Claytonia. ..."
2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"The Talinum-species can all be placed well enough into the genus Claytonia. Tamarindus Indica, Linn<5. Tropical Asia and Africa. This magnificent, large ..."
3. A Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science: A Guide for the Pharmaceutist by Hiram V. Sweringen (1882)
"... A family of plants to which the genus Claytonia belongs. POSOLOGY. The science or doctrine of doses. ..."
4. The Forage Plants of Australia by Frederick Turner (1891)
"There are only three genera and about twenty-four species recorded on this continent. There is only one species of the genus Claytonia, and this is found in ..."
5. Report of the National Academy of Sciences by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1903)
"Charles S. Hastings. The Air in the New York Subway. Charles F. (.'handler. The genus Claytonia: Morphological and Anatomical Studies. Theo. Holm. ..."