Definition of Genus vitis

1. Noun. The type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Vitis

genus Vespula
genus Vibrio
genus Viburnum
genus Vicia
genus Vicugna
genus Vidua
genus Vigna
genus Viminaria
genus Vinca
genus Vincetoxicum
genus Viola
genus Vipera
genus Vireo
genus Virgilia
genus Viscum
genus Vitis
genus Vittaria
genus Viverra
genus Viverricula
genus Volvaria
genus Volvariella
genus Volvox
genus Vorticella
genus Vulpes
genus Vultur
genus Weigela
genus Welwitchia
genus Welwitschia
genus Wintera
genus Wisteria

Literary usage of Genus vitis

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

1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"De Candolle, Prodromus. genus Vitis is found indigenous in the equinoctial regions of both continents, and extends into the temperate zones as far southward ..."

2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1893)
"THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE genus vitis IN KANSAS. BY A. 8. ... So far as I have been able to ascertain, the genus Vitis is represented in Kansas by five ..."

3. Lectures on the Physiology of Plants by Julius Sachs (1887)
"The genus Vitis is one of those of which the sexual inter-crossing of species is very extensive and clearly established. ' In N.America the following ..."

4. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"Don, in the ' Gardener's Dictionary,' gives descriptions of forty species of the genus Vitis. They are found principally in Asia and America. ..."

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