Definition of Genus Dahlia

1. Noun. Genus of perennial tuberous plants of Mexico and Central America.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dahlia

genus Cyrilla
genus Cyrtomium
genus Cystophora
genus Cystopteris
genus Cytisus
genus Daboecia
genus Dacelo
genus Dacrycarpus
genus Dacrydium
genus Dacrymyces
genus Dactylis
genus Dactyloctenium
genus Dactylopius
genus Dactylopterus
genus Dactylorhiza
genus Dahlia (current term)
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea
genus Dama
genus Damaliscus
genus Danaea
genus Danaus
genus Daphne
genus Daphnia
genus Darlingtonia
genus Darmera
genus Dasyatis
genus Dasyprocta
genus Dasypus
genus Dasyurus

Literary usage of Genus Dahlia

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1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1920)
"... dahlias with a view to determining their botanical relationships, writes : "In nearly all the monographs on the genus Dahlia hitherto published, ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Two or three other species are sometimes cultivated. 2. [/. c.] A plant of the genus Dahlia. Thousands of bouquet«, prin- Flo<rer of /,„*/ ..."

3. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"genus Dahlia DAHLIA (named in honour of Dr. Dahl, a pupil of Linnaeus; it should therefore be pronounced Dah-lia, not as commonly sounded, Day-lia). ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"Thus, in the genus Dahlia, the form of the leaves is found to be subject to great variation; the same species producing from seed, individuals, ..."

5. Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and edited by Charles Mason Hovey (1839)
"... relative to the tree dahlia, but have doubted the existence of such a plant —that is, one belonging to, or having any connection with, the genus Dahlia. ..."

6. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"Thus, in the genus Dahlia, the form of the leaves is found to be subject to great variation; the same species producing, from seed, individuals, ..."

7. An introduction to botany by John Lindley (1832)
"Thus, in the genus Dahlia, the form of the leaves is found to be subject to great variation; the same species producing from seed, individuals, ..."

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