Definition of Genus Kennedya
1. Noun. Genus of Australian woody vines having showy red or purplish flowers.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Coral Pea
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Kennedya
Literary usage of Genus Kennedya
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1874)
"The genus Kennedya contains several very beautiful climbing plants, of which K. Marry- at.ta and K. Macrophylla, are two of tho beet. ..."
2. Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Greenouse Plants / by by Loundon (Jane) (1848)
"This genus consists of six species of climbers, which have been separated from the old genus Kennedya, and which are all natives of extra-tropical Australia ..."
3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1840)
"... has been formed out of the old genus Kennedya, in compliment to the Princess Metternich, whose maiden name was Countess Molly Zichy Ferraris. ..."
4. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1838)
"... is the name proposed by Mr. Bentham to be given to a group of six species of climbers, which he has separated from the old genus Kennedya. ..."
5. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1841)
"... so named by Baron Hugel, in compliment to the Countess Molly Zichy- Ferraris, now Princess Metternich, is a separation from the old genus Kennedya, ..."