Definition of Genus strelitzia

1. Noun. Small genus of large perennial evergreen herbs having leaves resembling those of banana plants; sometimes placed in family Musaceae.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Strelitzia

genus Stephanomeria
genus Stephanotis
genus Stercorarius
genus Sterculia
genus Sterna
genus Sternotherus
genus Stevia
genus Sticherus
genus Stictomys
genus Stictopelia
genus Stizolobium
genus Stizostedion
genus Stokesia
genus Storeria
genus Strekelia
genus Strelitzia
genus Strepera
genus Strepsiceros
genus Streptocarpus
genus Streptococcus
genus Streptomyces
genus Streptopelia
genus Streptosolen
genus Strix
genus Strobilomyces
genus Strombus
genus Strongylodon
genus Strophanthus
genus Stropharia
genus Struthio

Literary usage of Genus strelitzia

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

1. Scientific Opinion: A Weekly Record of Scientific Progress at Home & Abroad (1870)
"In the genus Strelitzia it is not difficult to see the order of the flower as it preserves perfect symmetry and a certain simplicity. ..."

2. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1837)
"... ornament it embraces the genus Strelitzia, esteemed for the resplendent orange, scarlet, and white blossoms its different species display, it possesses, ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"... which have subsequently been partly confirmed by letters from Charles Darwin as regards the fecundation of the genus Strelitzia. and from Fritz ..."

4. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"... which take their name from their gaudy flowers, will be found in this group ; they are natives of southern Africa and belong to the genus Strelitzia. ..."

5. Sweet's Hortus Britannicus: Or a Catalogue of Plants Cultivated in the by Robert Sweet (1827)
"Ker (HB) Coloured Figures of the genus strelitzia. fol. Knight's prot. Knight (Joseph.) Horticultural Essays on the natural order of Pro- ..."

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