Definition of Genus Zygophyllum

1. Noun. Usually tropical herbs or shrubs having ill-smelling foliage and flower buds that are used as capers: bean capers.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zygophyllum

genus Zerumbet
genus Zeus
genus Zigadenus
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 (current term)
genus bombycilla
genus ceroxylon
genus gasterosteus
genus lemmus
genus manglietia
genus name
genus raphanus
geo-textile fabric

Literary usage of Genus Zygophyllum

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

1. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1900)
"The genus Zygophyllum had occupied my attention during last spring, for I noted in the preceding year various forms which seemed to me different from those ..."

2. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1831)
"... 3-4ths are claimed by the genus Zygophyllum. But the Leguminosa present the most striking instance of this, for 3-4ths of the species in this very ..."

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