Definition of Genus Kniphofia

1. Noun. Genus of showy clump-forming African herbs with grasslike leaves; sometimes placed in family Aloeaceae.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Kniphofia

genus Jynx
genus Kakatoe
genus Kalmia
genus Kalotermes
genus Katsuwonus
genus Kennedia
genus Kennedya
genus Kenyapithecus
genus Keteleeria
genus Khaya
genus Kiggelaria
genus Kinosternon
genus Kirkia
genus Klebsiella
genus Knightia
genus Kniphofia (current term)
genus Kobus
genus Kochia
genus Koellia
genus Kogia
genus Kohleria
genus Kolkwitzia
genus Kosteletzya
genus Krigia
genus Krypterophaneron
genus Kyphosus
genus Lablab
genus Laburnum
genus Laccopetalum
genus Lacerta

Literary usage of Genus Kniphofia

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

1. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by William Robinson (1903)
"The genus Kniphofia, both in species and garden forms, was well represented, and abundance of space having been given to each plant a brilliant effect ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1913)
"The necessity for using the generic name Tritoma for the plants usually referred to the genus Kniphofia is explained in Inventory No. ..."

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