Definition of Genus Pisum

1. Noun. Small genus of variable annual Eurasian vines: peas.

Exact synonyms: Pisum
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Pea, Pea Plant, Common Pea, Garden Pea, Garden Pea Plant, Pisum Sativum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pisum

genus Piper
genus Pipile
genus Pipilo
genus Pipistrellus
genus Pipra
genus Piptadenia
genus Pipturus
genus Piqueria
genus Piranga
genus Piroplasma
genus Pisanosaurus
genus Piscidia
genus Pisonia
genus Pistacia
genus Pistia
genus Pisum (current term)
genus Pithecanthropus
genus Pithecellobium
genus Pithecia
genus Pithecolobium
genus Pitta
genus Pituophis
genus Pitymys
genus Pityrogramma
genus Placuna
genus Plagianthus
genus Planera
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago
genus Plasmodiophora

Literary usage of Genus Pisum

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1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1897)
"... he then, like Bentham, divides it into the two genera, vicia—vetch, and lathyrus—pea. He ignores a genus pisum, including any so-called with the ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"... much progress has been made and on what basis of fact the Men- delian analysis of Pi-sum rests. THE MATERIALS. The genus Pisum, according to the Index ..."

3. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"Peas (genus Pisum).—The cultivated varieties of peas are usually supposed to belong to two species, namely : (i) the Field Pea (Pisum arvense L.), ..."

4. Agricultural Botany, Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1913)
"Peas (genus Pisum).—The cultivated varieties of peas are usually supposed to belong to two species, namely : (i) the Field Pea (Pisum arvense L.), ..."

5. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"The genus Pisum has a calyx with foliaceous веет:--'- the two upper ones being shortest ; the vexillum an. ..."

6. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"The pea, so much valued as a table vegetable, belongs to the genus Pisum, a species of which, called Beach-pea, is found upon the shores of lakes and the ..."

7. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"The genus Pisum comprises all forms and varieties of the cultivated pea, while the Fig. IM. Hairy vetch, Vitia villosa, showing also enlarged flower, ..."

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