Definition of Genus townsendia
1. Noun. Genus of western American low tufted herbs: Easter daisy.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Easter Daisy, Stemless Daisy, Townsendia Exscapa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Townsendia
Literary usage of Genus townsendia
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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"... among the most desirable of the genus. They are offered by collectors oí Colorado wild flowers. As a genus Townsendia is distinguished mainly by its ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"As a genus, Townsendia is distinguished mainly by its achene, which is commonly beset with bristly duplex hairs, having a forked or ..."
3. The Forest Wealth of Oregon by Edmund P. Sheldon (1904)
"... the Oso berry, and Townsend has named for him the beautiful genus Townsendia. This completes the list of the important early explorers of our forest ..."