Definition of Genus heuchera
1. Noun. Genus of North American herbs with basal cordate or orbicular leaves and small panicled flowers.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Saxifragaceae, Saxifragaceae, Saxifrage Family
Member holonyms: Alumbloom, Alumroot, Heuchera Cylindrica, Poker Alumroot, Poker Heuchera, Coralbells, Heuchera Sanguinea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Heuchera
Literary usage of Genus heuchera
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1. Hardy Perennials and Old-fashioned Garden Flowers: Describing the Most by John Wood (1884)
"As a genus, Heuchera is sometimes placed after Saxifraga and before that of Tiarella; the latter it much resembles, as well as the genera Mitella and ..."
2. Plant-breeding: Comments on the Experiments of Nilsson and Burbank by Hugo de Vries (1907)
"The Heuchera may be cited as a parallel with the Shasta daisy, though their culture is only in its beginning. The garden species of this genus, Heuchera ..."
3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The genus Heuchera has the calyx 5-cleft, the petals undivided, five stamens, and the styles remarkably long. H. Americana is everywhere covered with a ..."
4. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1837)
"... plants are generally described as destitute of stipules : those organs are, however, visible enough in the genus Heuchera." (Hot. Reg., Jan. ..."