Definition of Genus Viola

1. Noun. Large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions.

Exact synonyms: Viola
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Violaceae, Violaceae, Violet Family
Member holonyms: Viola

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Viola

genus Veronica
genus Verticillium
genus Vesicaria
genus Vespa
genus Vespertilio
genus Vespula
genus Vibrio
genus Viburnum
genus Vicia
genus Vicugna
genus Vidua
genus Vigna
genus Viminaria
genus Vinca
genus Vincetoxicum
genus Viola (current term)
genus Vipera
genus Vireo
genus Virgilia
genus Viscum
genus Vitis
genus Vittaria
genus Viverra
genus Viverricula
genus Volvaria
genus Volvariella
genus Volvox
genus Vorticella
genus Vulpes
genus Vultur

Literary usage of Genus Viola

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

1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1906)
"HYBRIDISM IN THE genus Viola,— II. EZRA BRAINERD. THE discussion of this subject, commenced over a year ago,1 I purpose to resume in this and a subsequent ..."

2. Pittonia by Edward Lee Greene (1905)
"THE genus Viola IN MINNESOTA.—I. Among the species of Viola proposed as new in the last issue of ..."

3. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York by New York Academy of Sciences (1828)
"OBSERVATIONS on the North American species of the Genus VIOLA. By Capi. JOHN LE CONTE, US Army, FLS fcc. Read October 9, 1826. THIS memoir of the Violets of ..."

4. The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada: With Special by Samuel Hubbard Scudder, William Morris Davis, Charles William Woodworth, Leland Ossian Howard, Charles Valentine Riley, Samuel Wendell Williston (1889)
"... and the genus Viola in the northern, temperate and arctic zones ; from there they diminish in number, and degenerate gradually in ..."

5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1841)
"Mr. Edward Forbes read a communication on the specific value of the appendages of the anthers in the genus Viola. Mr. Forbes commenced by stating, ..."

6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1904)
"VARIATION IN THE genus Viola. My observations on the genus Viola as ... The species of the genus Viola are divisible at once into two groups— the ..."

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