genus Proboscidea


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genus Proboscidea - in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plantsgenus Proboscidea - in some classifications included in the genus Martynia and hence the two taxonomic names for some of the unicorn plants
plant genus - a genus of plants
family Pedaliaceae, Pedaliaceae, sesame family - the family of plants of order Polemoniales
common devil's claw, common unicorn plant, devil's claw, elephant-tusk, Proboscidea louisianica, proboscis flower, ram's horn - annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak
Martynia arenaria, Proboscidea arenaria, sand devil's claw - alternatively placed in genus Martynia
Martynia fragrans, Proboscidea fragrans, sweet unicorn plant - a herbaceous plant of the genus Proboscidea