Definition of Genus heliamphora
1. Noun. Genus of pitcher plants of the Guiana Highlands in South America.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Sarraceniaceae, Pitcher-plant Family, Sarraceniaceae
Member holonyms: Sun Pitcher
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Heliamphora
Literary usage of Genus heliamphora
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Sarracenia, Darlingtonia, and the Venezuelan genus Heliamphora seem to be more closely allied to one another than to the others, and they make up the Sar- ..."
2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1876)
"The plant proves to be generically distinct from Sarracenia, as well as from the genus Heliamphora of ..."
3. Some American Medical Botanists Commemorated in Our Botanical Nomenclature by Howard Atwood Kelly (1914)
"from the genus Heliamphora of Bentham, and I take pleasure in dedicating it to my highly esteemed friend, Dr. William Darlington . . . . , whose valuable ..."
4. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"Petals usually 5, free, hypogynous, but absent in the genus Heliamphora. Stamens numerous, hypogynous. ..."