Definition of Genus Kniphofia
1. Noun. Genus of showy clump-forming African herbs with grasslike leaves; sometimes placed in family Aloeaceae.
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Flame Flower, Flame-flower, Flameflower, Kniphofia, Tritoma
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Kniphofia
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. ..."