Definition of Calochortus

1. Noun. Large genus of western North American leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calochortus

Callorhinus
Callorhinus ursinus
Callum
Calluna
Calluna vulgaris
Calmette-Guerin bacillus
Calmette-Guerin vaccine
Calmette test
Calmuck
Calmucks
Calnada pea
Calocarpum
Calocarpum zapota
Calocedrus
Calocedrus decurrens
Calochortus
Calochortus albus
Calochortus amabilis
Calochortus amoenus
Calochortus elegans
Calochortus kennedyi
Calochortus luteus
Calochortus macrocarpus
Calochortus nuttallii
Calophyllum
Calophyllum calaba
Calophyllum candidissimum
Calophyllum inophyllum
Calophyllum longifolium
Calopogon

Literary usage of Calochortus

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1. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"This is an exceedingly pretty little calochortus, much resembling C. ... This plant belongs to the section of calochortus whose species are known as ..."

2. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1900)
"calochortus macrocarpus Dougl. Hort. Trans. 7: 275 [Bot. Cal. 2: 176; Wats. Rev. ... calochortus Nuttallii T. & G. Pac. RR Rep. 2: 124 [Man. RM 352; 111. ..."

3. The Land of Sunshine by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1901)
"I once found in Eaton's Canon a fine specimen of the globe tulip, calochortus albus, with four petals and four sepals, instead of the customary three. ..."

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