Definition of Genus castilleja

1. Noun. Genus of western North and South American perennials often partially parasitic on roots of grasses.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Castilleja

genus Carpobrotus
genus Carpocapsa
genus Carpodacus
genus Carthamus
genus Carum
genus Carya
genus Caryocar
genus Caryota
genus Casmerodius
genus Castanea
genus Castanopsis
genus Castilleia
genus Castilleja
genus Castor
genus Castoroides
genus Casuarina
genus Casuarius
genus Catacala
genus Catalpa
genus Catananche
genus Catasetum
genus Catha
genus Catharacta
genus Catharanthus
genus Cathartes
genus Cathaya
genus Catoptrophorus

Literary usage of Genus castilleja

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1. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"... who, though he established the genus Castilleja in honour of D. Castillejo, a botanist of Cadiz, did not consider this species to belong to it. ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"... two groups in this genus. CASTILLEJA CONFUSA Greene, Pitt. 4:1. 1899.—An examination of a large amount of material in this group (the miniata group), ..."

3. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1827)
"... he afterwards repaid the taste and inclination he inspired him with, by dedicating to him the genus Castilleja, which the son of Linnaeus published. ..."

4. The Gardener's Magazine, and Register of Rural & Domestic Improvement by John Claudius Loudon (1827)
"... he afterwards repaid the taste and inclination he inspired him with, by dedicating to him the genus Castilleja, which the son of Linnaeus published. ..."

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