Definition of Genus cheiranthus

1. Noun. Old World perennial plants grown for their showy flowers.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cheiranthus

genus Chamaea
genus Chamaecrista
genus Chamaecyparis
genus Chamaecytisus
genus Chamaedaphne
genus Chamaeleo
genus Chamaeleon
genus Chamaemelum
genus Chara
genus Charadrius
genus Charina
genus Charronia
genus Chateura
genus Chauna
genus Cheilanthes
genus Cheiranthus
genus Chelidonium
genus Chelifer
genus Chelone
genus Chelonia
genus Chelydra
genus Chenopodium
genus Chilomastix
genus Chilomeniscus
genus Chilomycterus
genus Chilopsis
genus Chimaera
genus Chimaphila
genus Chimonanthus
genus Chinchilla

Literary usage of Genus cheiranthus

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

1. A Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris (1855)
"The act by which a person moves from place to place by means of a succession of steps. WALL-FLOWER. A plant of the genus Cheiranthus. WALL-PELL'ITORY. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... was applied to the carnation, but now-a-days it usually refers to several cruciferous plants of the genus Cheiranthus and Matthiola. CLUB MOSS. ..."

3. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"... which were formerly included in the genus Cheiranthus, but which have been separated by Dr. Brown on account of a slight difference in tue shape of the ..."

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