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caryophylloid dicot genus

Definitions of caryophylloid dicot genus
  1. noun
    genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
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    Agrostemma, genus Agrostemma
    a caryophylloid dicot genus including corn cockles
    Arenaria, genus Arenaria
    sandworts
    Cerastium, genus Cerastium
    mouse-eared chickweed
    Dianthus, genus Dianthus
    carnations and pinks
    genus Drypis
    one species
    Gypsophila, genus Gypsophila
    Mediterranean herbs having small white or pink flowers
    Hernaria, genus Hernaria
    low-growing Old World herbs with minute bright green leaves
    Illecebrum, genus Illecebrum
    one species: coral necklace
    genus Lychnis
    genus of plants strongly resembling those of genus Silene: catchfly
    Minuartia, genus Minuartia
    mostly perennial herbs of northern hemisphere often with mat-forming habit; most often placed in genus Arenaria: sandworts
    Moehringia, genus Moehringia
    low-growing herbs widely distributed in temperate and Arctic northern hemisphere: sandworts; distinguished from members of the genus Arenaria mainly by having four-petaled rather than five-petaled flowers
    Paronychia, genus Paronychia
    low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts
    Petrocoptis, genus Petrocoptis
    perennial tussock-forming rock plants; of Pyrenees and mountains of northern Spain; similar to and sometimes placed in genus Lychnis
    Sagina, genus Sagina
    small low-growing annual or perennial herbs of temperate and cool regions
    Saponaria, genus Saponaria
    mostly perennial Old World herbs
    Scleranthus, genus Scleranthus
    small genus of Old World weedy prostrate annuals: knawel
    genus Silene
    large widely distributed genus of plants having mostly showy flowers of various colors: campion; catchfly
    Spergula, genus Spergula
    small genus of Old World annual herbs: corn spurry
    Spergularia, genus Spergularia
    chiefly maritime Eurasian herbs: sand spurry; sea spurry
    Vaccaria, genus Vaccaria
    cow-cockles
    Carpobrotus, genus Carpobrotus
    a caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus
    Dorotheanthus, genus Dorotheanthus
    a caryophyllaceous genus of Dorotheanthus
    genus Lithops
    genus of stemless South African succulents
    Mesembryanthemum, genus Mesembryanthemum
    South African annual or biennial plants having flowers that open only in bright sunlight
    Molluga, genus Molluga
    carpetweeds
    Pleiospilos, genus Pleiospilos
    perennial succulents of South Africa
    Tetragonia, genus Tetragonia
    New Zealand spinach
    Amaranthus, genus Amaranthus
    large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs
    Alternanthera, genus Alternanthera
    genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia; includes genus Telanthera
    Celosia, genus Celosia
    annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa
    Froelichia, genus Froelichia
    genus of erect or procumbent herbs of the Americas having spikes of woolly white flowers: cottonweed
    Gomphrena, genus Gomphrena
    genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs having flowers in close heads; tropical America and Australia
    Iresine, genus Iresine
    genus of tropical American herbs or subshrubs
    Telanthera, genus Telanthera
    used in former classifications systems; now included in genus Alternanthera
    Batis, genus Batis
    small genus of plants constituting the family Batidaceae: low straggling dioecious shrubs
    Chenopodium, genus Chenopodium
    goosefoot; pigweed
    Atriplex, genus Atriplex
    orach; saltbush
    Bassia, Kochia, genus Bassia, genus Kochia
    summer cypress
    Beta, genus Beta
    beets
    Cycloloma, genus Cycloloma
    a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae
    genus Halogeton
    a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae
    Salicornia, genus Salicornia
    glassworts
    Salsola, genus Salsola
    chiefly Old World herbs or shrubs: saltworts
    Sarcobatus, genus Sarcobatus
    one species: greasewood
    Spinacia, genus Spinacia
    spinach
    Nyctaginia, genus Nyctaginia
    a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Nyctaginaceae having only one species
    Abronia, genus Abronia
    genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers
    Allionia, genus Allionia
    small genus of chiefly American herbs
    Bougainvillaea, genus Bougainvillaea, genus Bougainvillea
    ornamental tropical woody vines
    Mirabilis, genus Mirabilis
    four o'clocks
    Pisonia, genus Pisonia
    genus of often thorny tropical trees and shrubs and some vines; mainly America
    Acanthocereus, genus Acanthocereus
    mostly trailing cacti having nocturnal white flowers; tropical America and Caribbean region
    Aporocactus, genus Aporocactus
    small genus of epiphytic cacti of Mexico
    Ariocarpus, genus Ariocarpus
    slow-growing geophytic cacti; northern and eastern Mexico; southern Texas
    Carnegiea, genus Carnegiea
    caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaro
    Cereus, genus Cereus
    genus of much-branched treelike or shrubby cacti with pronounced ribs and rounded needlelike spines and nocturnal flowers usually white
    genus Coryphantha
    mainly globose cacti of southwestern United States and Mexico covered with many nodules; superficially resembling and formerly included in genus Mammillaria
    genus Echinocactus
    globular or cylindrical cacti; southwestern United States to Brazil
    Echinocereus, genus Echinocereus
    large genus of low-growing shrubby ribbed cacti of Mexico and southwestern United States
    genus Epiphyllum
    small genus of tropical American (mainly Central America) cacti
    Ferocactus, genus Ferocactus
    genus of nearly globular cacti of Mexico and southwestern United States: barrel cacti
    Gymnocalycium, genus Gymnocalycium
    large genus of low-growing globular South American cacti with spiny ribs covered with many tubercles
    Harrisia, genus Harrisia
    genus of slender often treelike spiny cacti with solitary showy nocturnal white or pink flowers; Florida and Caribbean to South America
    Hatiora, genus Hatiora
    small genus of South American epiphytic or lithophytic cacti
    Hylocereus, genus Hylocereus
    genus of climbing or epiphytic tropical American cacti with angular stems and mostly white very fragrant flowers
    Lemaireocereus, genus Lemaireocereus
    tropical American cacti usually tall and branching with stout spines and funnel-shaped flowers and globular or ovoid often edible fruit
    Lophophora, genus Lophophora
    two species of small cacti of northeastern Mexico and southwestern United States having rounded stems covered with jointed tubercles: mescal
    genus Mammillaria
    large genus of cacti characterized chiefly by nipple-shaped protuberances or tubercles on their surface
    Melocactus, genus Melocactus
    genus of strongly ribbed globose or spheroid cacti of tropical South and Central America and the Caribbean
    Myrtillocactus, genus Myrtillocactus
    small genus of arborescent cacti of Mexico and Central America
    Pediocactus, genus Pediocactus
    low-growing cacti of the Great Plains of North America
    Opuntia, genus Opuntia
    large genus of cactuses native to America: prickly pears
    Peireskia, Pereskia, genus Peireskia, genus Pereskia
    genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowers
    Rhipsalis, genus Rhipsalis
    large genus of epiphytic or lithophytic unarmed cacti with usually segmented stems and pendulous branches; flowers are small followed by berrylike fruits
    Schlumbergera, genus Schlumbergera
    South American epiphytic or lithophytic cacti
    Selenicereus, genus Selenicereus
    mostly epiphytic climbing cacti that bloom at night
    Zygocactus, genus Zygocactus
    small genus of Brazilian cacti having flat fleshy usually branched joints and showy red or pink flowers followed by red fleshy fruits
    Phytolacca, genus Phytolacca
    type genus of Phytolaccaceae: pokeweed
    Agdestis, genus Agdestis
    a genus with one species that is a rapidly growing climbing vine with tuberous roots; grown in hot climates
    Ercilla, genus Ercilla
    a genus of evergreen climbers
    Rivina, genus Rivina
    small genus of erect perennial shrubby herbs; tropical and subtropical America
    Trichostigma, genus Trichostigma
    a genus of erect or climbing shrubs found in tropical South America
    genus Portulaca
    genus of mainly tropical fleshy or trailing herbs
    Calandrinia, genus Calandrinia
    large genus of low-growing herbs; widespread throughout tropical and warm temperate regions having usually basal leaves and panicles of purplish ephemeral flowers
    Claytonia, genus Claytonia
    genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes
    Lewisia, genus Lewisia
    genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers
    Montia, genus Montia
    small genus of densely tufted annual herbs; north temperate regions and South America and tropical Africa and Asia
    Spraguea, genus Spraguea
    small genus of usually perennial herbs having deep woody taproots and flower heads of umbels or cymes
    Talinum, genus Talinum
    genus of mainly American more-or-less succulent herbs
    type of:
    dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus
    genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
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