Definition of Genus platystemon

1. Noun. One species: creamcups.

Exact synonyms: Platystemon
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Papaveraceae, Papaveraceae, Poppy Family
Member holonyms: Creamcups, Platystemon Californicus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Platystemon

genus Placuna
genus Plagianthus
genus Planera
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago
genus Plasmodiophora
genus Plasmodium
genus Platalea
genus Platanthera
genus Platanus
genus Platichthys
genus Platycerium
genus Platylobium
genus Platymiscium
genus Platypoecilus
genus Platystemon
genus Plautus
genus Plecotus
genus Plectania
genus Plectorrhiza
genus Plectranthus
genus Plectrophenax
genus Pleione
genus Pleiospilos
genus Plesianthropus
genus Plesiosaurus
genus Plethodon
genus Pleurobrachia
genus Pleuronectes
genus Pleurosorus

Literary usage of Genus platystemon

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

1. The Floral Cabinet and Magazine of Exotic Botany by George Beauchamp Knowles, Frederic Westcott (1838)
"The genus Platystemon is exceedingly interesting, and singular in bearing strong affinity to two distinct natural orders, ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1847)
"My genus Platystemon has the same kind of sterno-costal plates, but quite a differently formed shell. The head is very large and the tail elongate. ..."

3. Genera Florae Americae Boreali-orientalis Illustrata: The Genera of the by Asa Gray (1848)
"... genus (Platystemon, Benth.), which has a cluster or whorl of apocarpous pistils ! The family consists of about 19 genera, none of which is numerous in ..."

4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1847)
"My genus Platystemon has the same kind of sterno-costal plates, but quite a differently formed shell. The head is very large and the tail elongate. ..."

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