Definition of Genus Salpiglossis

1. Noun. Small genus of herbs of the southern Andes having large showy flowers.

Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Solanaceae, Potato Family, Solanaceae
Member holonyms: Salpiglossis



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Salpiglossis

genus Sadleria
genus Sagina
genus Sagitta
genus Sagittaria
genus Sagittarius
genus Saiga
genus Saimiri
genus Saintpaulia
genus Salamandra
genus Salicornia
genus Salix
genus Salmo
genus Salmonella
genus Salpa
genus Salpichroa
genus Salpiglossis (current term)
genus Salpinctes
genus Salsola
genus Salvadora
genus Salvelinus
genus Salvia
genus Salvinia
genus Sambucus
genus Samia
genus Samolus
genus Sanguinaria
genus Sanicula
genus Sansevieria
genus Santalum
genus Santolina

Literary usage of Genus Salpiglossis

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

1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1850)
"There is little in the genus Salpiglossis that calls for observation ; one peculiar feature however claims attention, the singular form of its pollen-grains ..."

2. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"The genus Salpiglossis seems to have puzzled botanists where to place it, as well as in the arrangement of its species. It was first supposed to belong to ..."

3. Illustrations of South American Plants by John Miers (1857)
"There is little in the genus Salpiglossis that calls for observation ; one peculiar feature however claims attention, the singular form of its pollen-grains ..."

4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1838)
"... and the varieties of the genus Salpiglossis. per side of the tube, glabrous, bent nearly to a right angle immediately below the stigma. ..."

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