Definition of Genus Cleome
1. Noun. Tropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Caper Family, Capparidaceae, Family Capparidaceae
Member holonyms: Cleome, Spiderflower
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cleome
Literary usage of Genus Cleome
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"Most of the plants belonging to this order are shrubby, like the common caper, and it only contains a few annuals, most of which belong to the genus Cleome. ..."
2. Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa: In the by Dixon Denham, Hugh Clapperton, Walter Oudney, Abraham V. Salamé, Robert Brown, Carl Dietrich Eberhard König (1826)
"If the expediency of preserving the genus Cleome entire were admitted, a question which I do not pretend at present to decide, it would still be of the ..."
3. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"Following the American code this would веет to be the type of the genus Cleome and no further departure would then be necessary than to revert to the ..."
4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1847)
"But it is to the genus Cleome I propose at present to confine my observations, as there are many species indigenous in most of the islands, ..."
5. The Indian Forester (1892)
"... or entirely disappeared from further India, proves the correctness of this statement. As an example, we may mention the genus Cleome, natural order ..."
6. Elements of Botany: Or, Outlines of the Natural History of Vegetables by Benjamin Smith Barton (1804)
"If we except the genus Cleome* (Bastard mustard), which is a very irregular family of plants, allied both to the Polyandrous and ..."