Definition of Genus convallaria
1. Noun. Sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lily of the valley.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Convallaria Majalis, Lily Of The Valley, May Lily
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Convallaria
Literary usage of Genus convallaria
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1. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1821)
"... of Orobanche Virginiana, in separating the genus Juglans into Juglans and Carya, in adopting Desfontaines' dismemberment of the genus Convallaria into ..."
2. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"... but when the bases of the filaments are touched by any substance, they instantly spring towards the pistil. The genus Convallaria contains the ..."
3. Familiar Lectures on Botany: Explaining the Structure, Classification, and by Lincoln Phelps (1853)
"The genus Convallaria contains the lily of the valley, and many other delicate and interesting species. The name Solomon's-seal is supposed to have been ..."
4. Seven Years' Residence in the Great Deserts of North America by Emmanuel Domenech (1860)
"... the roots of the water- arrow of the genus Sagittaria, and those of the lily of the valley of the genus Convallaria, called by the Indians swan-potato. ..."
5. Familiar Lectures on Botany: Explaining the Structure, Classification, and by Lincoln Phelps (1854)
"The genus Convallaria contains the lily of the valley, aud many other delicate and interesting species. The name Solomon's-seal is supposed to have been ..."
6. A System of Physiological Botany by Patrick Keith (1816)
"Sometimes two or more are found to issue from the same poi nt; sometimes they are all turned to one side of the stem, as in the genus Convallaria (PI. II. ..."