Definition of Genus bessera

1. Noun. Small genus of cormous perennials of Mexico; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae.

Exact synonyms: Bessera
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Bessera Elegans, Coral Drops

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bessera

genus Batis
genus Batrachoseps
genus Bauhinia
genus Beaumontia
genus Begonia
genus Belamcanda
genus Bellis
genus Bemisia
genus Bennettitis
genus Benzoin
genus Berberis
genus Bergenia
genus Beroe
genus Berteroa
genus Bertholletia
genus Bessera
genus Besseya
genus Beta
genus Bettongia
genus Betula
genus Bibos
genus Bidens
genus Bignonia
genus Biscutella
genus Bison
genus Bitis
genus Blaberus
genus Blandfordia
genus Blarina
genus Blastocladia

Literary usage of Genus bessera

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1. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1897)
"The liliaceous genus Bessera, though usually considered monotypic, may really be composed of several species. One of these, probably B. fistulosa, ..."

2. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey by Timothy Abbott Conrad, William Hemsley Emory, Spencer Fullerton Baird, George Englemann, James Hall, Charles Christopher Parry, John Torrey, Arthur Carl Victor Schott, Charles Frédéric Girard, United States Dept. of the Interior (1858)
"The Mexican genus Bessera most resembles this, but it differs in the very short tube of the perianth, in the tube of filaments having only a short tooth ..."

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