Definition of Oenothera

1. Noun. Chiefly North American herbs with usually nocturnal flowers.




Definition of Oenothera

1. Proper noun. (botany) (taxonomic Taxonomic) (genus) of plants belonging to the family [ Onagraceae]. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oenothera

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zyzzyva
zyzzyvas
zzz
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zálesíite
zálesíites
Šamaš
Œchalia
Œcles
Œnanthe
Œneus
Œniadæ
Œnomaus
Œnophyta
Œnothera
Œnotria
Œnotrus
Œnoë
Œstridæ
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Literary usage of Oenothera

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

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1913)
"A MUCH DESIRED oenothera BRADLEY MOORE DAVIS University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. This paper is written to bring to the attention of botanists in ..."

2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"It need hardly be mentioned that this takes place by ' intercalary' growth, and \ve have here, as in the case of oenothera mentioned below, only an extreme ..."

3. Mutations, Variations, and Relationships of the Oenotheras by Daniel Trembly MacDougal, Anna Murray Vail, George Harrison Shull (1907)
"Comparison of the number of branches of oenothera lamarckiana (shaded with lines ... Instead of finding oenothera lamarckiana and O. ..."

4. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1798)
"oenothera 6 pm open. ... Anagallis 9^ to 2 J. oenothera 6j pm ... Anagallis ()-| to ;i. oenothera OJ pm . Sept. ..."

5. Problems of Genetics by William Bateson (1913)
"Outside the evidence from oenothera, which, as we have seen, is still ambiguous, I know no considerable body of facts favourable to that special view of ..."

6. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1917)
"MARSHALL A. HOWE Hybrid Origin of oenothera Lamarckiana* In this paper Davis reaches an approximate conclusion on the old question as to whether oenothera ..."

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