monocot genus


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Noun1.monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seedmonocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
genus - (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
class Liliopsida, class Monocotyledonae, class Monocotyledones, Liliopsida, Monocotyledonae, Monocotyledones - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
genus Juncus, Juncus - type genus of the Juncaceae; perennial tufted glabrous marsh plants of temperate regions: rushes
genus Arum - type genus of the Araceae: tuberous perennial herbs of Europe and Asia with usually heart-shaped leaves
Acorus, genus Acorus - sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae
Aglaonema, genus Aglaonema - climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers: Chinese evergreen
genus Alocasia - tropical Asiatic herbs similar to Colocasia but distinguished by a large sterile spadix
genus Amorphophallus - genus of large tropical east Asian cormous aroids: devil's tongue; snake palm
genus Anthurium - large genus of often epiphytic evergreen tropical American plants often cultivated as houseplants
Arisaema, genus Arisaema - tuberous or rhizomatous herbaceous perennials
Arisarum, genus Arisarum - tuberous or rhizomatous perennial herbs; mainly Mediterranean area
genus Caladium - small genus of tropical South American tuberous perennials with large variously colored leaves
genus Calla, Calla - water arum
Colocasia, genus Colocasia - small genus of perennial tuberous herbs of tropical Asia: taro
genus Cryptocoryne - water trumpet; aquatic herbs having broad leaves and long slender spathes; often used as aquarium plants
Dieffenbachia, genus Dieffenbachia - evergreen perennial herbs of tropical America with lush foliage and poisonous sap; often cultivated as houseplants
genus Dracontium - small genus of tropical American cormous herbs
Dracunculus, genus Dracunculus - tuberous herbaceous perennials: dragon arum
Epipremnum, genus Epipremnum - small genus of evergreen lianas of southeastern Asia to western Pacific areas
genus Monstera - tropical American climbing plant with deeply incised leaves
genus Nephthytis - small genus of tropical western African creeping or twining herbs
genus Orontium, Orontium - one species of aquatic plant: golden club
genus Peltandra, Peltandra - small genus of North American marsh or aquatic herbs
genus Philodendron - any of several tropical American climbing plants with smooth shiny evergreen leaves
genus Pistia - one species: water lettuce
genus Pothos, genus Scindapsus, Scindapsus - evergreen climbers with adhesive adventitious roots; southeastern Asia and Brazil
genus Spathiphyllum - evergreen rhizomatous perennials of tropical America and Philippines and Indonesia
genus Symplocarpus, Symplocarpus - one species: skunk cabbage
genus Syngonium, Syngonium - epiphytic or terrestrial climbing shrubs of Central and South America; used as ornamental houseplants for their velvety foliage
genus Xanthosoma, Xanthosoma - tropical American tuberous perennials
genus Lemna, Lemna - minute aquatic herbs floating on or below the water surface of still water consisting of a leaflike frond or plant body and single root
genus Spirodela, Spirodela - minute aquatic herbs floating on the water surface consisting of a shiny leaflike frond and 2-21 roots
genus Wolffia, Wolffia - minute rootless aquatic herbs having globular fronds floating on or near the water surface and bearing one flower per frond
genus Wolffiella, Wolffiella - minute rootless aquatic herbs having flat fronds floating on or below the water surface and bearing 1-2 flowers per frond; America and Africa
genus Orchis - type genus of the orchid family; hardy terrestrial orchids of the temperate the northern hemisphere
genus Aerides - epiphytic orchids of tropical Asia having stiff leaves and fragrant white flowers in arching racemes
Angraecum, genus Angraecum, genus Angrecum - genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque