Definition of Genus Mentzelia

1. Noun. Genus of bristly herbs or subshrubs of western America lacking stinging hairs.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Mentzelia

genus Melissa
genus Mellivora
genus Melocactus
genus Melogale
genus Melolontha
genus Melophagus
genus Melopsittacus
genus Melospiza
genus Melursus
genus Menippe
genus Meniscium
genus Menopon
genus Mentha
genus Menticirrhus
genus Mentzelia (current term)
genus Menura
genus Menyanthes
genus Menziesia
genus Mephitis
genus Mercenaria
genus Mercurialis
genus Mergus
genus Meriones
genus Merlangus
genus Merluccius
genus Merops
genus Mertensia
genus Meryta
genus Mesembryanthemum

Literary usage of Genus Mentzelia

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1. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1902)
"A similar inconsistency we find in the Loasaceae, where the genus Mentzelia as it is represented in United States is composed of at least four distinct ..."

2. Manual of the Flowering Plants of Iowa by T. J. Fitzpatrick (1899)
"Stamens many, inserted with the petals. Ovary 1-celled, with 1-3 parietal placen tab. Capsule 1-celled. Represented in our flora by the genus MENTZELIA L. ..."

3. Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, Performed by Edwin James (1823)
"... also the Dodecatheon integrifolium, Ph.; and a beautiful little plant referable to the genus Mentzelia of Plumier. On the higher parts of the mountain ..."

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