Definition of Genus Clitoria

1. Noun. Genus of tropical shrubs or vines having pinnate leaves and large axillary flowers.

Exact synonyms: Clitoria
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

genus Cladrastis
genus Clangula
genus Clathrus
genus Claviceps
genus Claytonia
genus Cleistes
genus Clematis
genus Cleome
genus Clethra
genus Clethrionomys
genus Clianthus
genus Cliftonia
genus Clinopodium
genus Clintonia
genus Clitocybe
genus Clitoria (current term)
genus Clostridium
genus Clupea
genus Clusia
genus Cnemidophorus
genus Cnicus
genus Cnidoscolus
genus Coccothraustes
genus Cocculus
genus Coccus
genus Coccyzus
genus Cochlearia
genus Cochlearius
genus Cocos
genus Codariocalyx

Literary usage of Genus Clitoria

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 fĂȘte 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. ..."

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