Definition of Genus Clitoria
1. Noun. Genus of tropical shrubs or vines having pinnate leaves and large axillary flowers.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Butterfly Pea, Clitoria Mariana
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Clitoria
Literary usage of Genus Clitoria
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1. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"... GEORGE, Esq., FLS Memorandum on the Principles of Generic Nomenclature in Botany 30 Synopsis of the genus Clitoria 33 FEE, Mons. ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"1907) has investigated cleistogamy in three species of the genus Clitoria. The studies were made on herbarium material. The author concludes that we are ..."
3. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1844)
"... exhibited a specimen at the Horticultural fête at the Chiswick Gardens in May, as a species of Centrosema, one of the division of the genus Clitoria. ..."
4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1863)
"... imagine a stronger disclaimer of such a view than the following words, which I quote from his " Synopsis of the genus Clitoria " (Proc. Linn. Soc. ii. ..."
5. The British Florist: Or, Lady's Journal of Horticulture (1846)
"A specimen of it was exhibited at the Horticultural fete at Chiswick in May last, as a species of Centrosema, one of the divisions of the genus Clitoria. ..."