Definition of Thysanocarpus
1. Noun. Small genus of herbs of upland regions of the Pacific coast of North America.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, Family Brassicaceae, Family Cruciferae, Mustard Family
Member holonyms: Fringepod, Lacepod
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thysanocarpus
Literary usage of Thysanocarpus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey: Made Under the by United States Department of the Interior, William Hemsley Emory, Spencer Fullerton Baird, Charles Frederic Girard, Timothy Abbott Conrad, George Engelmann, James Hall, Charles Christopher Parry, Arthur Carl Victor Schott, John Torrey (1858)
"The station not recorded ; probably San Diego. thysanocarpus ... Napa; Thurber 0 thysanocarpus LACINIATUS, Nutt. I. c, With the last, A more slender form ..."
2. Synoptical Flora of North America by Asa Gray (1897)
"thysanocarpus pusillus, Hook. Ic. t. 42; Torr. & Gray, Fl. i. 119. T. oblongifolius, Nutt. in Torr. & Gray, 1. c. 118. —Dry hillsides from San Diego, ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1917)
"thysanocarpus curvipes Hook. Fl. Bor. Am. 1: 69, t. 18, f. A. Occasional on shaded hillsides in the ... thysanocarpus laciniatus Nutt.; T. & G. Fl. 1: 118. ..."
4. Bulletin of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1886)
"Without any hesitancy do I separate this very common plant from the beautiful genus, thysanocarpus, of which it has neither the habit, nor the technical ..."