Definition of Genus thysanocarpus

1. Noun. Small genus of herbs of upland regions of the Pacific coast of North America.

Exact synonyms: Thysanocarpus
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, Family Brassicaceae, Family Cruciferae, Mustard Family
Member holonyms: Fringepod, Lacepod



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Thysanocarpus

genus Thiobacillus
genus Thlaspi
genus Thomomys
genus Threskiornis
genus Thrinax
genus Thrips
genus Thryothorus
genus Thuja
genus Thujopsis
genus Thunbergia
genus Thunnus
genus Thylacinus
genus Thylogale
genus Thymus
genus Thyrsopteris
genus Thysanocarpus
genus Tiarella
genus Tibicen
genus Tichodroma
genus Tilapia
genus Tilia
genus Tillandsia
genus Tilletia
genus Timalia
genus Tinca
genus Tinea
genus Tineola
genus Tipuana
genus Titanosaurus
genus Tithonia

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 ..."

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