Definition of Genus Derris

1. Noun. Genus of Old World tropical shrubs and woody vines.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Derris

genus Dendroaspis
genus Dendrobium
genus Dendrocalamus
genus Dendrocolaptes
genus Dendroctonus
genus Dendroica
genus Dendrolagus
genus Dendromecon
genus Denisonia
genus Dennstaedtia
genus Dentaria
genus Deparia
genus Dermacentor
genus Dermatobia
genus Dermochelys
genus Derris (current term)
genus Descurainia
genus Desmanthus
genus Desmidium
genus Desmodium
genus Desmodus
genus Desmograthus
genus Deutzia
genus Diacalpa
genus Diadophis
genus Dialeurodes
genus Dianthus
genus Diapensia
genus Diapheromera
genus Dicamptodon

Literary usage of Genus Derris

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

1. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1912)
"77—78, 120) has advocated the use of the “ tuba root,” also belonging to the genus Derris, which is used in the East ..."

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