Definition of Genus genlisea
1. Noun. Small genus of carnivorous plants of tropical African swamps.
Group relationships: Bladderwort Family, Family Lentibulariaceae, Lentibulariaceae
Member holonyms: Genlisea
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Genlisea
Literary usage of Genus genlisea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Physiological Botany by George Lincoln Goodale (1885)
"... it is only after it has become dissolved during the process of decay. 911. Genlisea. The plants belonging to the genus Genlisea — a genus allied to ..."
2. Annual Report of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society for the Year by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1889)
"... making it worthwhile to investigate them- a little more in detail. We first mention the genus Genlisea, closely allied to the Utri- ..."
3. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1890)
"We can only mention an allied genus, Genlisea, which has traps of a different pattern, approaching those of the pitcher- plants. Among the pitcher-plants, ..."