Definition of Genus heuchera

1. Noun. Genus of North American herbs with basal cordate or orbicular leaves and small panicled flowers.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Heuchera

genus Heracleum
genus Heritiera
genus Hermannia
genus Hermissenda
genus Hernaria
genus Herpestes
genus Herrerasaurus
genus Hesperiphona
genus Hesperis
genus Heteranthera
genus Heterocephalus
genus Heterodon
genus Heteromeles
genus Heteroscelus
genus Heterotheca
genus Heuchera
genus Hevea
genus Hexagrammos
genus Hexalectris
genus Hexamita
genus Hexanchus
genus Hibbertia
genus Hibiscus
genus Hieracium
genus Himantoglossum
genus Himantopus
genus Hippeastrum
genus Hippobosca
genus Hippocampus
genus Hippocrepis

Literary usage of Genus heuchera

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1. Hardy Perennials and Old-fashioned Garden Flowers: Describing the Most by John Wood (1884)
"As a genus, Heuchera is sometimes placed after Saxifraga and before that of Tiarella; the latter it much resembles, as well as the genera Mitella and ..."

2. Plant-breeding: Comments on the Experiments of Nilsson and Burbank by Hugo de Vries (1907)
"The Heuchera may be cited as a parallel with the Shasta daisy, though their culture is only in its beginning. The garden species of this genus, Heuchera ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The genus Heuchera has the calyx 5-cleft, the petals undivided, five stamens, and the styles remarkably long. H. Americana is everywhere covered with a ..."

4. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1837)
"... plants are generally described as destitute of stipules : those organs are, however, visible enough in the genus Heuchera." (Hot. Reg., Jan. ..."

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