Definition of Genus calochortus
1. Noun. Large genus of western North American leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Mariposa, Mariposa Lily, Mariposa Tulip, Fairy Lantern, Globe Lily, Cat's-ear, Calochortus Albus, White Fairy Lantern, White Globe Lily, Calochortus Amabilis, Golden Fairy Lantern, Yellow Globe Lily, Calochortus Amoenus, Rose Globe Lily, Calochortus Elegans, Elegant Cat's Ears, Star Tulip, Calochortus Kennedyi, Desert Mariposa Tulip, Calochortus Luteus, Yellow Mariposa Tulip, Calochortus Macrocarpus, Sagebrush Mariposa Tulip
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Calochortus
Literary usage of Genus calochortus
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1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1900)
"A species distributed over a region so varied in soil, climate, and altitude cannot but be variable; and it hardly need be added that the genus Calochortus ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1910)
"CALOCHORTUS VENUSTUS, A BEAUTIFUL CALIFORN- IAN PLANT. BY JOHN A. SPRING. Pursh gave us our first knowledge of the plants comprised in the genus Calochortus ..."
3. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"Marsh. See Caltha palustri». Mariposa Lily. The genus Calochortus. Marjoram. See Origanum. Marker. Tins is a simple implement used ..."
4. Useful wild plants of the United States and Canada by Charles Francis Saunders (1920)
"The genus Calochortus furnishes the flower gardens of both hemispheres with the charming Mariposa Tulips, and few who enjoy their beauty realize the ..."
5. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"Illustrations of tliis truth may be readily found in the natural order, the Lily tribe, to which the genus Calochortus belongs. In this order, the outer ..."