Definition of Genus achimenes
1. Noun. Genus of tropical perennial American herbs.
Group relationships: Family Gesneriaceae, Gesneria Family, Gesneriaceae
Member holonyms: Achimenes, Hot Water Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Achimenes
Literary usage of Genus achimenes
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1. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1843)
"THE genus Achimenes is a very valuable one to the cultivator, because the plants in it are easily grown, remain dormant in winter, produce a long succession ..."
2. Bulbs and Tuberous-rooted Plants: Their History, Description, Methods of by Charles Linnaeus Allen (1905)
"A section of the genus Achimenes, Page 1. LYCORIS. A small genus of greenhouse bulbs allied to Nerine and ..."
3. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1883)
"... leaves and inflorescence it is necessary to take care to apply the remedy in dry weather.—M. HOW TO GROW ACHIMENES. THE genus Achimenes consists of ..."