Definition of Mentzelia

1. Noun. Genus of bristly herbs or subshrubs of western America lacking stinging hairs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mentzelia

Mentha aquatica
Mentha arvensis
Mentha citrata
Mentha longifolia
Mentha piperita
Mentha pulegium
Mentha rotundifolia
Mentha spicata
Mentha suaveolens
Menticirrhus
Menticirrhus americanus
Menticirrhus littoralis
Menticirrhus saxatilis
Menticirrhus undulatus
Mentor
Mentzelia
Mentzelia laevicaulis
Mentzelia lindleyi
Mentzelia livicaulis
Menuhin
Menura
Menurae
Menuridae
Menyanthaceae
Menyanthes trifoliata
Menziesia
Menziesia ferruginea
Menziesia pilosa
Mephaquine
Mephistophelean

Literary usage of Mentzelia

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

1. Synopsis of the Flora of Colorado by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Merle Coulter (1874)
"mentzelia MULTIFLORA, Nutt. Pl. Gamb. in Jour. Proc. Acad. Phil. Feb. 184. ... mentzelia OLIGOSPERMA, Nutt. — Wet Mountain Valley, Brandegee. ..."

2. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey: Made Under the by United States Department of the Interior, William Hemsley Emory, Spencer Fullerton Baird, Charles Frederic Girard, Timothy Abbott Conrad, George Engelmann, James Hall, Charles Christopher Parry, Arthur Carl Victor Schott, John Torrey (1858)
"mentzelia MULTIFLORA, Nutt. PI. Gamb. p. 180; Gray, PL Wright. 1, p. 74. ... mentzelia OLIGOSPERMA, Nutt. in Bot. Mag. t. 1760; Torr. & Gray, Fl . 1, p. ..."

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