Definition of Genus chelone
1. Noun. Herbaceous perennials: shellflower.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Scrophulariaceae, Figwort Family, Foxglove Family, Scrophulariaceae
Member holonyms: Chelone Glabra, Shell-flower, Shellflower, Snake-head, Snakehead, Turtlehead
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chelone
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], ..."