Definition of Genus Linnaea
1. Noun. One species: twinflower.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Caprifoliaceae, Family Caprifoliaceae, Honeysuckle Family
Member holonyms: Linnaea Borealis, Twinflower, American Twinflower, Linnaea Borealis Americana
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Linnaea
Literary usage of Genus Linnaea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1901)
"... American twin- flower, which, therefore, should be known as Linnaea Americana Forbes. The genus Linnaea contains consequently at least three species, ..."
2. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... where he worked and lived like a prince; and there he published his <Flora Lapponica,' containing the new genus Linnaea. In 1736 he visited England, ..."
3. Sistematicheskiĭ katalog by Biblioteka (1876)
"... genus. Linnaea. 1864-65, т. 33, стр. 707. . ч Eichler. Nachtrag zu dem in Nr. 29 des vorigen Jahrgangs ..."