Definition of Genus chelone

1. Noun. Herbaceous perennials: shellflower.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chelone

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
genus Chinchona
genus Chiococca
genus Chionanthus

Literary usage of Genus chelone

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

1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"Genus—Chelone. 1. ... A retrospect of the fact» above detailed relative to the Fossil Chelonians of the genus Chelone, or marine family of the order, ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1842)
"In the fossil the marginal plates have the general characters of those of the genus Chelone, but differ from those of the Chelone mydas, in being more ..."

3. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1849)
"A retrospect of the facts above detailed, relative to the fossil Chelonians of the genus Chelone, or marine family of the order, leads to conclusions of ..."

4. Descriptive Catalogue of the Fossil Organic Remains of Reptilia and Pisces by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England (1854)
"genus chelone. 297. The cranium, with portions of the carapace and plastron, and some of the bones of the extremities, of the Long-headed Turtle (Chelone ..."

5. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"Genus CHELONE, Cuv.] THE TURTLE* [C/telone mydas, Cuv.]. Most of the muscles that move the first bones of the extremities [humérus and femur], ..."

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