Definition of Genus erysimum
1. Noun. Large genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves; Old World and North America.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, Family Brassicaceae, Family Cruciferae, Mustard Family
Member holonyms: Wallflower, Prairie Rocket, Cheiranthus Allionii, Erysimum Allionii, Siberian Wall Flower, Cheiranthus Asperus, Erysimum Arkansanum, Erysimum Asperum, Western Wall Flower, Erysimum Cheiranthoides, Wormseed Mustard
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Literary usage of Genus erysimum
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1. A Dictionary of medical terminology, dental surgery, and the collateral sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas (1882)
"A plant of the genus Erysimum. Iled'ra. A fracture of the bones of the cranium, in which the impression of the instrument inflicting the blow is visible. ..."
2. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1902)
"... bears the Welsh name " Fluellen "; the genus Erysimum is "Perennial Wallflower"; ..."
3. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany edited by Amos Arthur Heller, Patrick Beveridge Kennedy (1909)
"The four sided siliques suggested, to me, the genus Erysimum; but the small purple petals indicated other affinities, and as all environmental evidences ..."
4. The English Flower Garden: Design, Arrangement and Plans Followed by a by William Robinson (1895)
"... genus Erysimum. The Wallflower is a native of Southern Europe, growing on old walls, in quarries, and on sea-cliffs. It loves a wall better than any ..."