Definition of Genus Cistus

1. Noun. Small to medium-sized evergreen shrubs of southern Europe and North Africa.

Exact synonyms: Cistus
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cistaceae, Family Cistaceae, Rockrose Family
Member holonyms: Rock Rose, Rockrose



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cistus

genus Cicada
genus Cicer
genus Cichorium
genus Ciconia
genus Cicuta
genus Cimex
genus Cimicifuga
genus Cinchona
genus Cinclus
genus Cinnamomum
genus Circaea
genus Circaetus
genus Circus
genus Cirsium
genus Cistothorus
genus Cistus (current term)
genus Citellus
genus Citharichthys
genus Citroncirus
genus Citrullus
genus Citrus
genus Cladonia
genus Cladorhyncus
genus Cladrastis
genus Clangula
genus Clathrus
genus Claviceps
genus Claytonia
genus Cleistes
genus Clematis

Literary usage of Genus Cistus

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

1. Odorographia: A Natural History of Raw Materials and Drugs Used in the by John Charles Sawer (1894)
"Some of the species are hardy in the South of England, and are commonly known by the name " Hock Eose." Various plants of the genus Cistus are found ..."

2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"The species of the genus Cistus are all natives of the southern countries of Europe, where the summers are hot and dry, however severe the winters may be. ..."

3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1837)
"The species of the genus Cistus are all natives of the southern countries of Europe, where the summers are hot and dry, however severe the winters may be. ..."

4. The Horticultural Register by Sir Joseph Paxton, Joseph Harrison (1834)
"The species of the genus Cistus or Rock-rose deserve to be cultivated in every garden for the beauty of their flowers and leaves. The greater part of those ..."

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