SKIP TO CONTENT

plant genus

Definitions of plant genus
  1. noun
    a genus of plants
    see moresee less
    types:
    show 48 types...
    hide 48 types...
    Sequoiadendron, genus Sequoiadendron
    giant sequoias; sometimes included in the genus Sequoia; until recently placed in the Taxodiaceae
    genus Campanula
    large genus of herbs grown for their blossoms: bellflowers
    Dioscorea, genus Dioscorea
    yams
    Tamus, genus Tamus
    a genus of tuberous vines of the family Dioscoreaceae; has twining stems and heart-shaped leaves and axillary racemes
    Agrostis, genus Agrostis
    annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland)
    Arrhenatherum, genus Arrhenatherum
    oat grass
    Avena, genus Avena
    oats
    Hamamelis, genus Hamamelis
    deciduous shrubs or small trees: witch hazel
    Corylopsis, genus Corylopsis
    small genus of deciduous shrubs of temperate regions of Asia
    Fothergilla, genus Fothergilla
    small genus of deciduous shrubs of the southeastern United States
    Liquidambar, genus Liquidambar
    sweet gum
    Parrotia, genus Parrotia
    one species: iron tree
    Parrotiopsis, genus Parrotiopsis
    one species: deciduous tree of the Himalaya Mountains
    Laguncularia, genus Laguncularia
    a genus of Laguncularia
    Lagerstroemia, genus Lagerstroemia
    shrubs or small trees of tropical Asia and Africa usually with showy white, pink, or purplish flowers
    Alpinia, genus Alpinia, genus Languas, genus Zerumbet
    perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes
    Aframomum, genus Aframomum
    an African genus of plants of the family Zingiberaceae
    Paris, genus Paris
    sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
    Linum, genus Linum
    a herbaceous plant genus of the family Linaceae with small sessile leaves
    Physostigma, genus Physostigma
    African woody vines: calabar beans
    Arenga, genus Arenga
    a genus of tropical Asian and Malaysian palm trees
    Livistona, genus Livistona
    fan palms of Asia and Australia and Malaysia
    genus Phytelephas, phytelephas
    small genus of South American feather palms
    genus Geranium
    genus of mostly North American geraniums: cranesbills
    Erythroxylon, Erythroxylum, genus Erythroxylon, genus Erythroxylum
    a large genus of South American shrubs and small trees of the family Erythroxylaceae
    Crassula, genus Crassula
    type genus of Crassulaceae; herbs and small shrubs having woody stems and succulent aerial parts
    genus Sedum
    large genus of rock plants having thick fleshy leaves
    Aeonium, genus Aeonium
    a genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae
    Ribes, genus Ribes
    a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere
    genus Phlox
    herbaceous to shrubby evergreen or deciduous annuals or perennials, diffuse (spreading) or caespitose (tufted or matted); from Alaska and western Canada to Mexico
    Linanthus, genus Linanthus
    a genus of herbs of the family Polemoniaceae; found in western United States
    Borago, genus Borago
    perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region
    Amsinckia, genus Amsinckia
    rough annual herbs of Europe and the Americas: fiddlenecks
    genus Anchusa
    rough and hairy Old World herbs
    Cynoglossum, genus Cynoglossum
    a large genus of tall rough herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae
    Echium, genus Echium
    a genus of bristly herbs and shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
    Hackelia, Lappula, genus Hackelia, genus Lappula
    stickweed; beggar's lice
    Lithospermum, genus Lithospermum
    annual or perennial herbaceous or shrubby plants; cosmopolitan except Australia
    Mertensia, genus Mertensia
    a genus of herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae that grow in temperate regions and have blue or purple flowers shaped like funnels
    Myosotis, genus Myosotis
    forget-me-nots; scorpion grass
    Onosmodium, genus Onosmodium
    a genus of North American perennial herbs of the family Boraginaceae
    Symphytum, genus Symphytum
    comfrey
    Utricularia, genus Utricularia
    bladderworts: large genus of aquatic carnivorous plants; cosmopolitan in distribution
    Pinguicula, genus Pinguicula
    butterworts: a large genus of almost stemless carnivorous bog plants; Europe and America to Antarctica
    genus Genlisea
    small genus of carnivorous plants of tropical African swamps
    genus Martynia
    in some classifications includes the unicorn plants
    Sesamum, genus Sesamum
    tropical African and Indian herbs
    Proboscidea, genus Proboscidea
    in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants
    type of:
    genus
    (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
Word Family
EDITOR'S CHOICE
F1 image

Express yourself in 25 languages

  • Learn immersively - no memorization required
  • Build skills for real-world conversations
  • Get immediate feedback on your pronunciation
Get started for $7.99/month