Definition of Genus thysanocarpus
1. Noun. Small genus of herbs of upland regions of the Pacific coast of North America.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, Family Brassicaceae, Family Cruciferae, Mustard Family
Member holonyms: Fringepod, Lacepod
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Thysanocarpus
Literary usage of Genus thysanocarpus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1886)
"... the beautiful genus, Thysanocarpus, of which it has neither the habit, nor the technical character. ..."
2. The Fortnightly Review (1881)
"A beautiful example is afforded by the genus Thysanocarpus, a North American crucifer ; Th. laciniatus has a distinctly winged pod; ..."
3. Synoptical Flora of North America by Asa Gray, Sereno Watson (1897)
"Pubescence altogether or in great part branched, only in tlie genus Thysanocarpus quite simple. * Fruit oblong, elliptic or lanceolate, rarely linear, ..."
4. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"... the fruit wingless, the type species taken out of the genus Thysanocarpus, whose fruit is broadly margined.) Pods plane, numerous on the racemes 1. ..."
5. Flowers, Fruits and Leaves by John Lubbock (1894)
"A beautiful example is afforded by the genus Thysanocarpus, a North American crucifer ; T. laciniatus has a distinctly winged pod ; in T. curvipes the wings ..."