Definition of Genus collinsonia

1. Noun. Small genus of perennial erect or spreading aromatic herbs; United States.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Collinsonia

genus Cocos
genus Codariocalyx
genus Codiaeum
genus Coeloglossum
genus Coelogyne
genus Coelophysis
genus Coereba
genus Coffea
genus Cola
genus Colaptes
genus Colchicum
genus Coleonyx
genus Coleus
genus Colinus
genus Collinsia
genus Collinsonia
genus Collocalia
genus Colobus
genus Colocasia
genus Coluber
genus Colubrina
genus Columba
genus Columnea
genus Colutea
genus Comandra
genus Comatula
genus Combretum
genus Commelina
genus Commiphora
genus Compsognathus

Literary usage of Genus collinsonia

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Perilla is placed by Bentham and Hooker next to the American genus Collinsonia, with which it agrees in the following characters: flowering calyx of รณ ..."

2. America's Curious Botanist: A Tercentennial Reappraisal of John Bartram by Nancy Everill Hoffmann, John C. Van Horne (2004)
"Principal among these was Carl Linnaeus, who named for him the genus Collinsonia. He also corresponded with Carlo Allioni, John Frederick Gronovius, ..."

3. A Naturalist in the Bahamas: John I. Northrop, October 12, 1861 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, John I. Northrop (1910)
"We sent some specimens to Dr. Britton, who wrote in reply that it was Elsholtzia cristata, a native of Siberia, and belonged near our genus Collinsonia. ..."

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