Definition of Genus hypoxis

1. Noun. Small plants that resemble amaryllis and that grow from a corm and bear flowers on a leafless stalk; sometimes classified as member of the family Amaryllidaceae: star grass.

Exact synonyms: Hypoxis
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Hypoxidaceae, Hypoxidaceae
Member holonyms: Star Grass

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hypoxis

genus Hymenaea
genus Hymenanthera
genus Hymenophyllum
genus Hynerpeton
genus Hyoscyamus
genus Hypentelium
genus Hypericum
genus Hyperoglyphe
genus Hyperoodon
genus Hyphantria
genus Hypochaeris
genus Hypochoeris
genus Hypoderma
genus Hypopachus
genus Hypopitys
genus Hypoxis
genus Hypsiglena
genus Hypsiprymnodon
genus Hyracotherium
genus Hyssopus
genus Iberis
genus Ibero-mesornis
genus Ibis
genus Ichthyosaurus
genus Ichthyostega
genus Ictalurus
genus Icteria
genus Icterus
genus Ictiobus
genus Ictonyx

Literary usage of Genus hypoxis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1906)
"Ovules 1 to many. Fruit a capsule, rarely fleshy. Seeds Mack. Represented in our flora by the genus Hypoxis. 1. HYPOXIS L. Syst. Ed. 10, 2: 986. 1759. ..."

2. Wochenschrift des Vereines zur Beförderung des Gartenbaues in den Königlich by Karl Heinrich Emil Koch, Verein zur Beförderung des Gartenbaues in den Königlich Preussischen Staaten (1868)
"Yon den zahlreichen Arten des genus hypoxis, das im südlichen Afrika verbreitet ist, haben sehr wenige Eingang in die Gärten gefunden. ..."

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