Definition of Genus brodiaea

1. Noun. Genus of western United States bulbous plants with basal leaves and variously colored flowers; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae.

Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Brodiaea, Brodiaea Elegans, Elegant Brodiaea

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Brodiaea

genus Boykinia
genus Brachinus
genus Brachychiton
genus Brachycome
genus Brachystegia
genus Bradypus
genus Brama
genus Branchiobdella
genus Branta
genus Brasenia
genus Brevoortia
genus Brickelia
genus Brodiaea
genus Bromus
genus Brontosaurus
genus Broussonetia
genus Browallia
genus Browmius
genus Bruchus
genus Bruckenthalia
genus Brugmansia
genus Brunfelsia
genus Brya
genus Bryanthus
genus Bryonia
genus Bryum
genus Bubalus

Literary usage of Genus brodiaea

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

1. An Introduction to Physiological and Systematical Botany by James Edward Smith (1814)
"... 4 * 1 have lately, in a paper to the Linnaean Society, named thts genus Brodiaea in honour of James Brodie, Esq. FLS See TV, Hf Linn. Soc,v. ..."

2. An introduction to botany by John Lindley (1835)
"... particularly N. poeticus, to produce abortive anthers on the margin of the lobes of the cup; and, thirdly, by the genus Brodiaea and its allies. ..."

3. Register by University of California, Berkeley, California, University (1916)
"Thesis: A study of the genus Brodiaea. Waldo Las.alle Schmitt Zoology Washington, DCBS (George Washington ..."

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