Definition of Genus Pachyrhizus

1. Noun. Small genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pachyrhizus

genus Ouranopithecus
genus Ovalipes
genus Ovibos
genus Ovis
genus Oxalis
genus Oxandra
genus Oxybelis
genus Oxydendrum
genus Oxylebius
genus Oxytropis
genus Oxyura
genus Oxyuranus
genus Ozonium
genus Ozothamnus
genus Pachycephala
genus Pachyrhizus (current term)
genus Pachysandra
genus Packera
genus Padda
genus Paeonia
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila
genus Pagophilus
genus Pagrus
genus Pagurus
genus Palaemon
genus Palaquium
genus Paleacrita
genus Palinurus
genus Paliurus

Literary usage of Genus Pachyrhizus

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

1. A Description of Some Chinese Vegetable Food Materials and Their Nutritive by Walter Charles Blasdale (1899)
"... authority2 that there is a cultivated form of the yam bean properly referred to Dolichos tuberosus, but later transferred to the genus Pachyrhizus by ..."

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