Definition of Lathyrus odoratus
1. Noun. Climbing garden plant having fragrant pastel-colored flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus
Generic synonyms: Vine
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Literary usage of Lathyrus odoratus
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1. First Lessons in Botany: Designed for Common Schools in the United States by Alphonso Wood (1849)
"... (lathyrus odoratus). 2, The stamens, the upper one free, and with the style bent upwards. 3, The legume (pod). 4, The seed, showing the embryo and the ..."
2. Vines and how to Grow Them: A Manual of Climbing Plants for Flower, Foliage by William C. McCollom (1911)
"... lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea, for cut flowers) Best flowering vines for the ... roses Plumbago capensis lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea) Foliage vines for ..."
3. The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Darwin (1876)
"lathyrus odoratus. Almost everyone who has studied the structure of papilionaceous ... The case therefore of lathyrus odoratus or the sweet-pea is curious, ..."
4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1849)
"... in variety, Caprifolium sempervirens, lathyrus odoratus; twenty varieties of seedling phloxes, very fine. From N. Gale, Chelsea, a large collection of ..."
5. Gardening in California: Landscape and Flower by John McLaren (1908)
"lathyrus odoratus (Sweet Pea). This general favorite is a native of the Mediterranean islands and consequently is at home in the climate of California. ..."