Definition of Genus smilax

1. Noun. Sometimes placed in Smilacaceae.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Smilax

genus Sinanthropus
genus Sinapis
genus Sinningia
genus Sinornis
genus Siren
genus Sison
genus Sistrurus
genus Sisymbrium
genus Sisyrinchium
genus Sitophylus
genus Sitotroga
genus Sitta
genus Sium
genus Sivapithecus
genus Sloanea
genus Smilax
genus Smiledon
genus Smyrnium
genus Sobralia
genus Solandra
genus Solanopteris
genus Solanum
genus Solea
genus Soleirolia
genus Solenopsis
genus Solenostemon
genus Solidago
genus Somateria
genus Sonchus
genus Sonora

Literary usage of Genus smilax

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1. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1892)
"The typical genus ( Smilax ) is, from an economical point of view, the most important of the tribe. Over 200 species are included in the sub-order, ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... which belongs to the present genus. Smilax is characterised by having a 6-leaved corol-like perianth, with six stamens inserted into their base ..."

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