Definition of Genus epilobium
1. Noun. Large widely distributed genus of herbs and subshrubs of especially western North America and Arctic areas.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Evening-primrose Family, Family Onagraceae, Onagraceae
Member holonyms: Willowherb, Epilobium Angustifolium, Fireweed, Giant Willowherb, Rosebay Willowherb, Wickup, California Fuchsia, Epilobium Canum Canum, Humming Bird's Trumpet, Zauschneria Californica
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Epilobium
Literary usage of Genus epilobium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller, Charles Darwin (1883)
"... floral mechanism of a single species, but that each new species must be investigated afresh. When Delpino (l/SA) characterised the genus Epilobium as ..."
2. The Canadian Entomologist by Charles James Stewart Bethune, W. Saunders, Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), E. B. Reed, Entomological Society of Ontario (1878)
"... and it is not at all improbable that other species will also be found to feed upon this genus of plants. The genus Epilobium is nearly allied to ..."
3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"The genus Epilobium is composed of herbs with opposite or alternate leaves ; axillary or solitary flowers, or disposed in terminal spikes, ..."
4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Francis Wall Oliver, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"... live principally in the North Temperate Zone, and some species of the genus Epilobium occur in the arctic regions and on mountain heights. ..."
5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"mi tinued Hybrids of the genus epilobium. R. Holden. il Am Nat ".0:243-7 Ap '16 Imperfection of pollen and mutability in the genus rosa. ..."