Definition of Genus lewisia

1. Noun. Genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lewisia

genus Leptoptilus
genus Leptospira
genus Leptotyphlops
genus Lepus
genus Lespedeza
genus Lesquerella
genus Leucadendron
genus Leucaena
genus Leucanthemum
genus Leuciscus
genus Leucocytozoan
genus Leucocytozoon
genus Leucogenes
genus Leucothoe
genus Levisticum
genus Lewisia
genus Leycesteria
genus Leymus
genus Liatris
genus Libocedrus
genus Lichanura
genus Ligularia
genus Ligustrum
genus Lilium
genus Limanda
genus Limax
genus Limenitis
genus Limnobium
genus Limnocryptes
genus Limnodromus

Literary usage of Genus lewisia

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1. The Genera of Recent Mollusca: Arranged According to Their Organization by Henry Adams, Arthur Adams (1858)
"Genus LEWISIA, Chitty. Shell sub-discoidal ; aperture semi-ovate ; peristome continuous, with a spiral callus at the base excessively developed, ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1857)
"These and two others I shall call Genus LEWISIA, in compliment to Prof. Lewis Agassiz. The genera will stand thus :— Secondly, those beautiful ones, ..."

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