Definition of Genus oenothera
1. Noun. Chiefly North American herbs with usually nocturnal flowers.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Evening-primrose Family, Family Onagraceae, Onagraceae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Oenothera
Literary usage of Genus oenothera
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"670 pp. Gomez Pompa, A. 1963. El genero Agave. Cact. Suculent. Mex.8:3-28. Gregory, DP. 1963. Hawkmoth pollination in the genus Oenothera. ..."
2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"It seems necessary to conclude, therefore, that the phenomena of mutation as described by DEVRIES in the genus Oenothera are either due to O. Lamarckiana ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1910)
"... prickly poppy (Argemone intermedia) which occupies in places many acres and is a frequent plant in the Salt Lake basin in Utah. The genus Oenothera is ..."
4. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"For the study of "group-wise" species formation the genus Oenothera offers excellent material. The mutations observed in this genus can be divided into ..."
5. Intracellular Pangenesis: Including a Paper on Fertilization and Hybridization by Hugo de Vries (1910)
"The genus Oenothera is exceptionally rich in such hybrid races, especially in the sub-genus of the common evening-primroses, Onagra. ..."
6. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany edited by Amos Arthur Heller, Patrick Beveridge Kennedy (1907)
"Whether or not one calls them species, it is evident that the genus Oenothera contains a number of entities, sharply defined from one another. ..."