Definition of Genus Oxytropis

1. Noun. Large widely-distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or subshrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and racemose or spicate flowers each having a pea-like corolla with a clawed petal.

Exact synonyms: Oxytropis
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Crazy Weed, Crazyweed, Locoweed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Oxytropis

genus Ostrya
genus Ostryopsis
genus Otaria
genus Othonna
genus Otis
genus Otus
genus Ouranopithecus
genus Ovalipes
genus Ovibos
genus Ovis
genus Oxalis
genus Oxandra
genus Oxybelis
genus Oxydendrum
genus Oxylebius
genus Oxytropis (current term)
genus Oxyura
genus Oxyuranus
genus Ozonium
genus Ozothamnus
genus Pachycephala
genus Pachyrhizus
genus Pachysandra
genus Packera
genus Padda
genus Paeonia
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila
genus Pagophilus
genus Pagrus

Literary usage of Genus Oxytropis

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

1. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Perennials by Loudon (Jane) (1843)
"This species, though included in the genus Oxytropis, from the shape of the flower, bears more resemblance to the common Milk Vetch in its habit of growth ..."

2. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford (1893)
"22 new species of astragals, mostly cf the genus oxytropis so characteristic of the Asiatic Alps, several thick-leaved plants (umbilicus alpestris Kar., ..."

3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1885)
"A revision of the North American species of the genus Oxytropis. Green, Samuel Abbott. Notes ou a copy of Dr. Wm. Douglass's Almanack Memorials of George ..."

4. Calendar of the Sparks Manuscripts in Harvard College Library: With an Justin Winsor by Justin Winsor (1886)
"1. — 20. Miscellaneous genera and species, p. 74. 1885, vol. xx. 2i. A revision of the North American species of the genus Oxytropis, DC., p. 1. — 22. ..."

5. Tibet and the Tibetans by Graham Sandberg (1906)
"... Corydalis Tibetica, Pedicularis tubiflora, and including several species of a genus, Oxytropis, which seems particularly to affect the Tibetan plateau; ..."

6. The Wild Garden by Robinson, William, F. L. S., F.L.S. William Robinson, W. Robinson (1870)
"The three British kinds of Astragalus are worthy of cultivation, and still more so is the allied genus, Oxytropis. Both O. campestris and O. uralensis are ..."

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