Definition of Genus Polanisia

1. Noun. Widely distributed herbs having palmate leaves and creamy white to or pink to magenta flowers with many stamens of unequal length.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polanisia

genus Pluteus
genus Pluvialis
genus Pluvianus
genus Poa
genus Podalyria
genus Podargus
genus Podiceps
genus Podilymbus
genus Podocarpus
genus Podophyllum
genus Poecilocapsus
genus Poecilogale
genus Poephila
genus Pogonia
genus Pogostemon
genus Polanisia (current term)
genus Polemonium
genus Polianthes
genus Polioptila
genus Polistes
genus Pollachius
genus Polyangium
genus Polyborus
genus Polybotria
genus Polybotrya
genus Polycirrus
genus Polydactylus
genus Polyergus
genus Polygala
genus Polygonatum

Literary usage of Genus Polanisia

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1. An Introduction to Systematic and Physiological Botany by Thomas Nuttall (1827)
"The new genus Polanisia, lately separated from Cleome, has a similar corolla with that genus; but from 8 to 32 stamens; and a silique of an oblong, ..."

2. The Claims of Japan and Malaysia Upon Christendom by George Tradescant Lay, Charles William King (1839)
"... in the newly constituted genus Polanisia, on account of the number of stamens, which vary from eight to thirty-two, the smallness of the torus or ..."

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