Definition of Genus Clintonia
1. Noun. Sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae.
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Clinton's Lily, Clintonia, Andrew's Clintonia, Clintonia Andrewsiana, Red Clintonia, Clintonia Borealis, Heal All, Yellow Clintonia, Bride's Bonnet, Clintonia Uniflora, Queen's Cup
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Literary usage of Genus Clintonia
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1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1900)
"... of Aiton is the type of my beautiful genus Clintonia (dedicated to Governor Clinton, philosopher, naturalist, and statesman), with bilocular berries. ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... and other species of the aban, doned genus Clintonia of Douglass, see Downingia A. Scape bearing an umbel of fis. в. ..."
3. Rafinesque: A Sketch of His Life, with Bibliography by T. J. Fitzpatrick (1911)
"392 RAFINESQUE, CS On the several species of the genus Clintonia, addressed to Dr. Samuel L. Mitchell, in a letter dated 26th September, 1819, pp. 42-43. ..."