Definition of Genus Cleome

1. Noun. Tropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs.

Exact synonyms: Cleome
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Caper Family, Capparidaceae, Family Capparidaceae
Member holonyms: Cleome, Spiderflower

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cleome

genus Cistus
genus Citellus
genus Citharichthys
genus Citroncirus
genus Citrullus
genus Citrus
genus Cladonia
genus Cladorhyncus
genus Cladrastis
genus Clangula
genus Clathrus
genus Claviceps
genus Claytonia
genus Cleistes
genus Clematis
genus Cleome (current term)
genus Clethra
genus Clethrionomys
genus Clianthus
genus Cliftonia
genus Clinopodium
genus Clintonia
genus Clitocybe
genus Clitoria
genus Clostridium
genus Clupea
genus Clusia
genus Cnemidophorus
genus Cnicus
genus Cnidoscolus

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 ..."

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