HyperDic: plant_genus

English > 1 sense of the expression plant genus:
NOUNplantplant genusa genus of plants
English > plant genus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA genus of plants.
Member ofPlantae, kingdom Plantae, plant kingdom(botany) the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants
NarrowerAeonium, genus AeoniumA genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae
Aframomum, genus AframomumAn African genus of plants of the family Zingiberaceae
Agrostis, genus Agrostisannual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere
Alpinia, genus Alpinia, genus Zerumbet, genus Languasperennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes
Amsinckia, genus Amsinckiarough annual herbs of Europe and the Americas
Arenga, genus ArengaA genus of tropical Asian and Malaysian palm trees
Arrhenatherum, genus Arrhenatherumoat grass
Avena, genus Avenaoats
Borago, genus Boragoperennial herbs of the Mediterranean region
Corylopsis, genus Corylopsissmall genus of deciduous shrubs of temperate regions / regions of Asia
Crassula, genus Crassulatype genus of Crassulaceae
Cynoglossum, genus CynoglossumA large genus of tall rough herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae
Dioscorea, genus Dioscoreayams
Echium, genus EchiumA genus of bristly herbs and shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
Erythroxylon, genus Erythroxylon, Erythroxylum, genus ErythroxylumA large genus of South American shrubs and small trees of the family Erythroxylaceae
Hackelia, genus Hackelia, Lappula, genus Lappulastickweed
Hamamelis, genus Hamamelisdeciduous shrubs or small trees
Lagerstroemia, genus Lagerstroemiashrubs or small trees of tropical Asia and Africa usually with showy white, pink, or purplish flowers
Laguncularia, genus LagunculariaA genus of Laguncularia
Linanthus, genus LinanthusA genus of herbs of the family Polemoniaceae
Linum, genus LinumA herbaceous plant genus of the family Linaceae with small sessile leaves
Lithospermum, genus LithospermumAnnual or perennial herbaceous or shrubby plants
Livistona, genus Livistonafan palms of Asia and Australia and Malaysia
Mertensia, genus MertensiaA genus of herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae that grow in temperate regions and have blue or purple flowers shaped like funnels
Myosotis, genus Myosotisforget-me-nots
Onosmodium, genus OnosmodiumA genus of North American perennial herbs of the family Boraginaceae
Paris, genus Parissometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
Parrotia, genus ParrotiaOne species
Parrotiopsis, genus ParrotiopsisOne species
Physostigma, genus Physostigma(African woody vines) calabar beans
Pinguicula, genus Pinguiculabutterworts
Proboscidea, genus ProboscideaIn some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants
Ribes, genus RibesA flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries
Sequoiadendron, genus Sequoiadendrongiant sequoias
Sesamum, genus SesamumTropical African and Indian herbs
Symphytum, genus Symphytumcomfrey
Tamus, genus TamusA genus of tuberous vines of the family Dioscoreaceae
Utricularia, genus Utriculariabladderworts
genus Anchusarough and hairy Old World herbs
genus Campanulalarge genus of herbs grown for their blossoms
genus Fothergilla, Fothergillasmall genus of deciduous shrubs of the southeastern United States
genus Genliseasmall genus of carnivorous plants of tropical African swamps
genus Geraniumgenus of mostly North American geraniums
genus Liquidambar, Liquidambarsweet gum
genus MartyniaIn some classifications includes the unicorn plants
genus Phloxherbaceous to shrubby evergreen or deciduous annuals or perennials, diffuse (spreading) or caespitose (tufted or matted)
genus Sedumlarge genus of rock plants having thick fleshy leaves
phytelephas, genus Phytelephassmall genus of South American feather palms
Broadergenus(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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