Definition of Genus lychnis

1. Noun. Genus of plants strongly resembling those of genus Silene: catchfly.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lychnis

genus Loxoma
genus Loxostege
genus Lucilia
genus Lufengpithecus
genus Luffa
genus Lumpenus
genus Lunaria
genus Lunda
genus Lupinus
genus Luscinia
genus Lutjanus
genus Lutra
genus Luvarus
genus Lycaena
genus Lycaeon
genus Lychnis
genus Lycium
genus Lycoperdon
genus Lycopersicon
genus Lycopersicum
genus Lycopodium
genus Lycopus
genus Lycosa
genus Lyginopteris
genus Lygodium
genus Lygus
genus Lymantria
genus Lynx
genus Lyonia
genus Lyrurus

Literary usage of Genus lychnis

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

1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... genus Lychnis. The typo of the group is the Rose Campion, Lychnis coronaria, a native of S. Europe, commonly cultivated for Its beauty. ..."

2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"... with an enlarged section (1), the seed (2), and seedling (3). CAMPIONS Natural Order CARYOPHYLLEA:. genus lychnis LYCHNIS (Greek, ..."

3. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton (1849)
"... may perhaps be reasonably considered as a species of the genus Lychnis, commonly known as the Rose-campion. The 11. ..."

4. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"They are closely allied to that group of the genus Lychnis which includes L. affinis, triflora, ..."

5. The Supplement to the Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of by George Long, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (1846)
"The other British species of the genus Lychnis are : L. Git/nago, the Corn-cockle, a pretty plant ..."

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