Definition of Genus Zigadenus

1. Noun. Genus of mostly North American poisonous plants; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zigadenus

genus Xylosma
genus Xyphophorus
genus Xyris
genus Yucca
genus Zaglossus
genus Zalophus
genus Zamia
genus Zannichellia
genus Zantedeschia
genus Zanthoxylum
genus Zapus
genus Zea
genus Zenaidura
genus Zerumbet
genus Zeus
genus Zigadenus (current term)
genus Zingiber
genus Zinjanthropus
genus Zinnia
genus Zizania
genus Ziziphus
genus Zoarces
genus Zoisia
genus Zonotrichia
genus Zostera
genus Zoysia
genus Zygnema
genus Zygocactus
genus Zygophyllum
genus bombycilla

Literary usage of Genus Zigadenus

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

1. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and by Joseph Henry, Spencer Fullerton Baird, United States War Dept, United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1856)
"Near Amianthium Nuttallii of Gray, who now refers that plant to that section of the genus Zigadenus, which has the gland, of the perianth obscure. ..."

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