Definition of Genus Desmanthus

1. Noun. Genus of American herbs or shrubs with sensitive pinnate leaves and small whitish flowers.

Exact synonyms: Desmanthus
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Desmanthus Ilinoensis, Prairie Mimosa, Prickle-weed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Desmanthus

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
genus Descurainia
genus Desmanthus (current term)
genus Desmidium
genus Desmodium
genus Desmodus
genus Desmograthus
genus Deutzia
genus Diacalpa
genus Diadophis
genus Dialeurodes
genus Dianthus
genus Diapensia
genus Diapheromera
genus Dicamptodon
genus Dicentra
genus Diceros

Literary usage of Genus Desmanthus

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

1. Manual of the Flowering Plants of Iowa by T. J. Fitzpatrick (1899)
"... bipinnate leaves, small stipules. and small regular perfect greenish flowers in pedunculate axillary heads. Represented by the genus DESMANTHUS Willd. ..."

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