Definition of Genus cytisus

1. Noun. Large genus of stiff or spiny evergreen or deciduous Old World shrubs: broom.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cytisus

genus Cynodon
genus Cynoglossum
genus Cynomys
genus Cynopterus
genus Cynoscion
genus Cyon
genus Cyperus
genus Cyphomandra
genus Cypraea
genus Cyprinus
genus Cypripedium
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
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea
genus Dama

Literary usage of Genus cytisus

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

1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1907)
"Spach in 1849 into the genus Cytisus could not be called Cytisus biflorus, but Examples.— Spartium biflorum Desf. ..."

2. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"... most of the genus ; Cineraria, all the varieties ; Citrus or orange tribe ; Cornea, most of the genus ; Cytisus ..."

3. Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Greenouse Plants / by by Loundon (Jane) (1848)
"The genus Cytisus is well known, from the Laburnum and other hardy ornamental plants which belong to it. Very few of the species require a greenhouse, ..."

4. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"genus cytisus CYTISUS (etymology of the name obscure). A genus of shrubs, rarely spinous, comprising about thirty-eight species, natives of Europe, ..."

5. Ornamental Gardening for Americans: A Treatise on Beautifying Homes, Rural by Elias A. Long (1899)
"The PURPLE-FLOWERED LABURNUM, so called, belongs to the closely related genus Cytisus (C. purpureus). It produces racemes of golden flowers. ..."

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