Definition of Genus Lespedeza

1. Noun. Genus of shrubs or herbs of tropical Asia and Australia and the eastern United States.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lespedeza

genus Lepidocybium
genus Lepidothamnus
genus Lepiota
genus Lepisma
genus Lepisosteus
genus Lepomis
genus Leptarrhena
genus Leptinotarsa
genus Leptodactylus
genus Leptoglossus
genus Leptopteris
genus Leptoptilus
genus Leptospira
genus Leptotyphlops
genus Lepus
genus Lespedeza (current term)
genus Lesquerella
genus Leucadendron
genus Leucaena
genus Leucanthemum
genus Leuciscus
genus Leucocytozoan
genus Leucocytozoon
genus Leucogenes
genus Leucothoe
genus Levisticum
genus Lewisia
genus Leycesteria
genus Leymus
genus Liatris

Literary usage of Genus Lespedeza

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

1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1874)
"The treatment of the genus Lespedeza by Dr. Maximowicz in his study of the flora of Eastern Asia is more satisfactory, but American botanists have no right ..."

2. Familiar Lectures on Botany: Explaining the Structure, Classification, and by Lincoln Phelps (1854)
"... the legume is so diminutive as to be concealed within the calyx. The genus Lespedeza is distinguished by its lenticular, one-seeded, unarmed, ..."

3. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"genus Lespedeza (Bush Clover). L. violacea, var. sessili- flora. Alterative, diuretic. Genus Tephrosia (Hoary Pea). T. Virginiana (Goat's Rice, Catgut). ..."

4. The Forage and Fiber Crops in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1907)
"In the genus Lespedeza there is one or at most two joints. The leaves have three leaflets, the lateral leaflets being on the side of the leaf stalk, ..."

5. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1896)
"Notes on the clays of New York and their economic value, by Heinrich Ries; pp. 40-47. The North American species of the genus Lespedeza, by NL Britton; pp. ..."

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