Genuineness Genus-fenusa

Genus

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genus

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  1. a general kind of something
  2. (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

amphibian genus

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  1. any genus of amphibians

arthropod genus

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  1. a genus of arthropods

articulatio genus

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n.
  1. hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella; knee; knee joint; human knee; genu

asterid dicot genus

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  1. genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs

bacteria genus

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  1. a genus of bacteria

bird genus

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  1. a genus of birds

caryophylloid dicot genus

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  1. genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers

chordate genus

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  1. any genus in the phylum Chordata

coelenterate genus

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  1. a genus of coelenterates

ctenophore genus

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  1. a genus of ctenophores

dicot genus

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  1. genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination; magnoliopsid genus

dilleniid dicot genus

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  1. genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs

echinoderm genus

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  1. a genus of echinoderms

fern genus

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  1. genera of ferns and fern allies

fish genus

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  1. any of various genus of fish

form genus

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  1. (biology) an artificial taxonomic category for organisms of which the true relationships are obscure
  2. an artificial taxonomic category established on the basis of morphological resemblance for organisms of obscure true relationships especially fossil forms

form genus Rhizoctinia

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  1. form genus of imperfect fungi some species of which are now placed in genera Pellicularia and Corticium because their perfect stages have been found; genus Rhizoctinia

fungus genus

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  1. includes lichen genera

genus Abelia

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  1. chiefly east Asian shrubs

genus Abelmoschus

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  1. genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers; Abelmoschus

genus Abies

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  1. true firs; Abies

genus Abramis

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  1. European fishes; Abramis

genus Abrocoma

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  1. abrocomes; Abrocoma

genus Abronia

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  1. genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers; Abronia

genus Abudefduf

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  1. damsel fishes; Abudefduf

genus Abutilon

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  1. herbs or shrubs or small trees: flowering maple; Indian mallow; Abutilon

genus Acacia

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  1. large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle; mimosa

genus Acalypha

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  1. a genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae; Acalypha

genus Acanthisitta

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  1. a genus of Xenicidae; Acanthisitta

genus Acanthocereus

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  1. mostly trailing cacti having nocturnal white flowers; tropical America and Caribbean region; Acanthocereus

genus Acanthocybium

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  1. wahoos; Acanthocybium

genus Acanthophis

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  1. Australian elapid snakes; Acanthophis

genus Acanthoscelides

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  1. a genus of Bruchidae; Acanthoscelides

genus Acanthurus

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  1. type genus of the Acanthuridae: doctorfishes; Acanthurus

genus Acanthus

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  1. bear's breeches

genus Acarus

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  1. any of several mites of the order Acarina; acarus

genus Accipiter

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  1. type genus of the family Accipitridae; Accipiter

genus Acer

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  1. type genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit; Acer

genus Acherontia

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  1. death's-head moth; Acherontia

genus Acheta

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  1. common house and field crickets; Acheta

genus Achillea

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  1. perennial often aromatic and sometimes mat-forming herbs of north temperate regions: yarrow; milfoil

genus Achimenes

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  1. genus of tropical perennial American herbs

genus Achoerodus

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  1. a genus of Labridae; Achoerodus

genus Achras

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  1. tropical trees having papery leaves and large fruit; Achras

genus Acinonyx

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  1. cheetahs; Acinonyx

genus Acinos

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  1. plants closely allied to the genera Satureja and Calamintha; Acinos

genus Acipenser

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  1. type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons; Acipenser

genus Acocanthera

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  1. small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa; Acocanthera; Acokanthera; genus Acokanthera

genus Acokanthera

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  1. small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa; Acocanthera; genus Acocanthera; Acokanthera

genus Aconitum

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  1. genus of poisonous plants of temperate regions of northern hemisphere with a vaulted and enlarged petal; Aconitum

genus Acorus

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  1. sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae; Acorus

genus Acridotheres

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  1. mynas; Acridotheres

genus Acris

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  1. cricket frogs; Acris

genus Acrobates

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  1. a genus of Phalangeridae; Acrobates

genus Acrocarpus

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  1. small genus of trees of Indonesia and Malaysia; Acrocarpus

genus Acrocephalus

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  1. a genus of Sylviidae; Acrocephalus

genus Acroclinium

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  1. genus of herbs and shrubs of Australia and South Africa: everlasting flower; most species usually placed in genus Helipterum; Acroclinium

genus Acrocomia

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  1. Central and South American feather palms; Acrocomia

genus Acropora

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  1. coelenterate genus of order Madreporaria, including staghorn corals; Acropora

genus Acrostichum

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  1. in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; Acrostichum

genus Actaea

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  1. baneberry; Actaea

genus Actias

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  1. luna moths; Actias

genus Actinia

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  1. a genus of sea anemone common in rock pools; Actinia

genus Actinidia

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  1. small Asiatic woody vine bearing many-seeded fruit; Actinidia

genus Actiniopteris

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  1. terrestrial ferns of tropical Asia and Africa; Actiniopteris

genus Actinomeris

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  1. used in some classification systems for plants now included in genus Verbesina; Actinomeris

genus Actinomyces

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  1. type genus of the family Actinomycetaceae

genus Actitis

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  1. a genus of Scolopacidae; Actitis

genus Adalia

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  1. genus of ladybugs; Adalia

genus Adansonia

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  1. baobab; cream-of-tartar tree; Adansonia

genus Addax

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  1. genus of antelopes of northern African deserts

genus Adelges

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  1. type genus of the Adelgidae: plant lice; Adelges

genus Adenanthera

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  1. small genus of trees of tropical Asia and Pacific areas; Adenanthera

genus Adenium

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  1. one species: succulent shrub or tree of tropical Africa and Arabia; Adenium

genus Adenota

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  1. African antelopes: puku; Adenota

genus Adiantum

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  1. cosmopolitan genus of ferns: maidenhair ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae; Adiantum

genus Adlumia

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  1. one species: climbing fumitory; Adlumia

genus Adonis

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  1. annual or perennial herbs; Adonis

genus Aedes

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  1. yellow-fever mosquitos; Aedes

genus Aegiceras

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  1. a genus of herbs of the family Verbenaceae; Aegiceras

genus Aegilops

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  1. goat grass; Aegilops

genus Aegypius

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  1. a genus of Accipitridae; Aegypius

genus Aegyptopithecus

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  1. a genus of Hominoidea

genus Aeonium

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  1. a genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae; Aeonium

genus Aepyceros

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  1. African antelopes: impalas; Aepyceros

genus Aepyornis

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  1. type genus of the Aepyornidae: elephant birds

genus Aerides

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  1. epiphytic orchids of tropical Asia having stiff leaves and fragrant white flowers in arching racemes

genus Aerobacter

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  1. aerobic bacteria widely distributed in nature; Aerobacter

genus Aeschynanthus

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  1. large genus of East Indian ornamental woody epiphytic plants

genus Aesculus

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  1. deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia; Aesculus

genus Aethionema

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  1. Old World genus of the family Cruciferae; Aethionema

genus Aethusa

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  1. fool's parsley; Aethusa

genus Aetobatus

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  1. a genus of Myliobatidae; Aetobatus

genus Aframomum

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  1. an African genus of plants of the family Zingiberaceae; Aframomum

genus Afrocarpus

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  1. dioecious evergreen trees or shrubs; equatorial to southern and southeastern Africa: yellowwood; similar to trees or genus Podocarpus; Afrocarpus

genus Afropavo

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  1. Congo peafowl

genus Agalinis

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  1. semiparasitic herb with purple or white or pink flowers; grows in the United States and West Indies; Agalinis

genus Agama

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  1. type genus of the Agamidae

genus Agapanthus

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  1. small genus of South African evergreen or deciduous plants; sometimes placed in the family or subfamily Alliaceae

genus Agapornis

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  1. a genus of Psittacidae; Agapornis

genus Agaricus

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  1. type genus of Agaricaceae; gill fungi having brown spores and including several edible species; Agaricus

genus Agastache

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  1. giant hyssop; Mexican hyssop; Agastache

genus Agathis

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  1. kauri pine; Agathis

genus Agave

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  1. type genus of the Agavaceae; in some classifications considered a genus of Amaryllidaceae

genus Agdestis

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  1. a genus with one species that is a rapidly growing climbing vine with tuberous roots; grown in hot climates; Agdestis

genus Agelaius

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  1. red-winged blackbirds; Agelaius

genus Ageratina

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  1. annual to perennial herbs or shrubs of eastern United States and Central and South America; Ageratina

genus Ageratum

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  1. genus of tropical American herbs grown for their flowers

genus Agkistrodon

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  1. copperheads; Agkistrodon; Ancistrodon; genus Ancistrodon

genus Aglaomorpha

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  1. epiphytic ferns of tropical Asia; Aglaomorpha

genus Aglaonema

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  1. climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers: Chinese evergreen; Aglaonema

genus Agonus

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  1. type genus of the Agonidae; Agonus

genus Agrimonia

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  1. genus of herbs found chiefly in north temperate regions having pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by bristly fruit

genus Agriocharis

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  1. a genus of birds of the family Meleagrididae including the ocellated turkey; Agriocharis

genus Agrobacterium

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  1. small motile bacterial rods that can reduce nitrates and cause galls on plant stems; Agrobacterium

genus Agropyron

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  1. perennial grasses of temperate and cool regions: wheatgrass; dog grass; Agropyron

genus Agrostemma

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  1. a caryophylloid dicot genus including corn cockles; Agrostemma

genus Agrostis

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  1. annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland); Agrostis

genus Ailanthus

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  1. small genus of east Asian and Chinese trees with odd-pinnate leaves and long twisted samaras

genus Ailuropoda

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  1. only the giant panda: in some classifications considered a genus of the separate family Ailuropodidae; Ailuropoda

genus Ailurus

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  1. lesser pandas; Ailurus

genus Aix

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  1. wood duck and mandarin duck; Aix

genus Ajaia

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  1. a genus of Platalea; Ajaia

genus Ajuga

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  1. bugle; Ajuga

genus Alauda

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  1. type genus of the Alaudidae: skylarks; Alauda

genus Albatrellus

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  1. a genus of fungi belonging to the family Polyporaceae; Albatrellus

genus Albizia

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  1. large genus of unarmed trees and shrubs of Old World tropics; genus Albizzia

genus Albizzia

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  1. large genus of unarmed trees and shrubs of Old World tropics; genus Albizia

genus Albuca

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  1. genus of bulbous plants of South Africa; sometimes placed in subfamily Hyacinthaceae

genus Albugo

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  1. type genus of the Albuginaceae; fungi causing white rusts; Albugo

genus Albula

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  1. type and sole genus of the family Albulidae; Albula

genus Alca

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  1. type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill; Alca

genus Alcea

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  1. genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Althaea; Alcea

genus Alcedo

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  1. type genus of the Alcedinidae; Alcedo

genus Alcelaphus

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  1. African antelopes: hartebeests; Alcelaphus

genus Alces

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  1. elk or moose; Alces

genus Aldrovanda

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  1. one species: waterwheel plant; Aldrovanda

genus Alectis

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  1. a genus of Carangidae; Alectis

genus Alectoria

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  1. lichens having dark brown erect or pendulous much-branched cylindrical thallus; Alectoria

genus Alectoris

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  1. a genus of Perdicidae; Alectoris

genus Alectura

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  1. brush turkeys; Alectura

genus Alepisaurus

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  1. slender scaleless predaceous tropical deep-sea fishes; Alepisaurus

genus Aletris

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  1. small genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae; Aletris

genus Aleurites

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  1. candlenut; Aleurites

genus Aleyrodes

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  1. type genus of the Aleyrodidae; Aleyrodes

genus Algeripithecus

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  1. an extinct genus of Hominoidea; Algeripithecus

genus Alisma

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  1. small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plants; Alisma

genus Allamanda

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  1. genus of tropical American woody vines

genus Alliaria

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  1. a genus of herbs of the family Cruciferae; have broad leaves and white flowers and long siliques; Alliaria

genus Alligator

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  1. type genus of the Alligatoridae

genus Allionia

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  1. small genus of chiefly American herbs; Allionia

genus Allium

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  1. large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus; Allium

genus Allosaurus

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  1. carnivorous dinosaur of North America; late Jurassic; genus Antrodemus

genus Alnus

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  1. alders; Alnus

genus Alocasia

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  1. tropical Asiatic herbs similar to Colocasia but distinguished by a large sterile spadix

genus Aloe

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  1. large genus of chiefly African liliaceous plants; in some systems placed in family Aloeaceae

genus Alopecurus

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  1. annual or perennial grasses including decorative and meadow species as well as notorious agricultural weeds; Alopecurus

genus Alopex

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  1. arctic foxes; Alopex

genus Alopius

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  1. type genus of the family Alopiidae; in some classifications considered a genus of the family Lamnidae; Alopius

genus Alosa

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  1. shad; Alosa

genus Alouatta

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  1. howler monkeys; Alouatta

genus Alpinia

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  1. perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes; Alpinia; genus Zerumbet; genus Languas

genus Alsobia

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  1. tropical American herbs sometimes included in genus Episcia; Alsobia

genus Alsophila

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  1. geometrid moths; Alsophila

genus Alstonia

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  1. genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; tropical Africa to southeastern Asia and Polynesia; Alstonia

genus Alstroemeria

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  1. genus of showy South American herbs with leafy stems; sometimes placed in family Alstroemeriaceae or in family Amaryllidaceae

genus Alternanthera

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  1. genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia; includes genus Telanthera; Alternanthera

genus Althaea

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  1. hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Alcea

genus Alyssum

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  1. a genus of the family Cruciferae; Alyssum

genus Alytes

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  1. midwife toads; Alytes

genus Amanita

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  1. genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions; Amanita

genus Amaranthus

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  1. large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs; Amaranthus

genus Amaryllis

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  1. type genus of the Amaryllidaceae; bulbous flowering plants of southern Africa

genus Amauropelta

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  1. epiphytic or terrestrial ferns of America and Africa and Polynesia; Amauropelta

genus Amazona

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  1. a genus of Psittacidae; Amazona

genus Amberboa

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  1. herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia cultivated for their flowers; Amberboa

genus Ambloplites

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  1. a genus of Centrarchidae; Ambloplites

genus Amblyrhynchus

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  1. marine iguanas; Amblyrhynchus

genus Ambrosia

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  1. comprising the ragweeds; in some classification considered the type genus of a separate family Ambrosiaceae

genus Ambystoma

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  1. type genus of the Ambystomatidae; Ambystoma

genus Ameiurus

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  1. type genus of the Ameiuridae: bullhead catfishes; Ameiurus

genus Amelanchier

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  1. North American deciduous trees or shrubs; Amelanchier

genus Amia

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  1. type genus of the Amiidae; Amia

genus Amianthum

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  1. one species: fly poison; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae; Amianthum

genus Ammobium

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  1. small genus of Australian herbs grown for their flowers

genus Ammodytes

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  1. type genus of the Ammodytidae; Ammodytes

genus Ammotragus

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  1. genus of wild sheep; Ammotragus

genus Amoeba

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  1. protozoan inhabiting moist soils or bottom vegetation in fresh or salt water

genus Amorpha

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  1. American herbs or shrubs usually growing in dry sunny habitats on prairies and hillsides

genus Amorphophallus

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  1. genus of large tropical east Asian cormous aroids: devil's tongue; snake palm

genus Amphibolips

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  1. cynipid gall wasps, especially causing oak-apple galls; Amphibolips

genus Amphicarpa

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  1. very small genus of twining vines of North America and Asia: hog peanut; Amphicarpaea; genus Amphicarpaea; Amphicarpa

genus Amphicarpaea

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  1. very small genus of twining vines of North America and Asia: hog peanut; Amphicarpaea; Amphicarpa; genus Amphicarpa

genus Amphioxus

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  1. type genus of the Amphioxidae

genus Amphiprion

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  1. damsel fishes; Amphiprion

genus Amphisbaena

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  1. type genus of the Amphisbaenidae; Amphisbaena; Amphisbaenia; genus Amphisbaenia

genus Amphisbaenia

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  1. type genus of the Amphisbaenidae; Amphisbaena; genus Amphisbaena; Amphisbaenia

genus Amphiuma

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  1. congo snakes

genus Amsinckia

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  1. rough annual herbs of Europe and the Americas: fiddlenecks; Amsinckia

genus Amsonia

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  1. genus of herbs and subshrubs with milky juice and showy bluish flowers; Europe to Asia Minor to Japan and North America; Amsonia

genus Amygdalus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. used in former classifications for peach and almond trees which are now included in genus Prunus; Amygdalus

genus Anabas

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n.
  1. the type genus of the family Anabantidae; small fish that resemble perch; Anabas

genus Anabrus

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n.
  1. a genus of Tettigoniidae; Anabrus

genus Anacardium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Anacardiaceae: cashew; Anacardium

genus Anacyclus

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n.
  1. a Spanish pellitory; Anacyclus

genus Anadenanthera

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n.
  1. 2 species of tropical American shrubs or trees; Anadenanthera

genus Anagallis

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n.
  1. chiefly Old World herbs; Anagallis

genus Anagasta

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n.
  1. moth whose larvae are flour moths; Anagasta

genus Anagyris

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n.
  1. very small genus of shrubs of southern Europe having backward curving seed pods; Anagyris

genus Ananas

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n.
  1. a genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples); Ananas

genus Anaphalis

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n.
  1. a genus of herbs of north temperate regions having hoary leaves: pearly everlasting; Anaphalis

genus Anarhichas

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n.
  1. type genus of the Anarhichadidae; Anarhichas

genus Anas

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n.
  1. type genus of the Anatidae: freshwater ducks; Anas

genus Anasa

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n.
  1. squash bugs; Anasa

genus Anastatica

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n.
  1. one species: rose of Jericho; resurrection plant; Anastatica

genus Anastomus

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n.
  1. openbills; Anastomus

genus Anatotitan

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n.
  1. genus of large duck-billed dinosaurs; late Cretaceous

genus Anchusa

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n.
  1. rough and hairy Old World herbs

genus Ancistrodon

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n.
  1. copperheads; Agkistrodon; genus Agkistrodon; Ancistrodon

genus Ancylus

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n.
  1. type genus of the family Ancylidae: river limpet; Ancylus

genus Andira

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n.
  1. small genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and western Africa; Andira

genus Andreaea

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n.
  1. brown or blackish Alpine mosses having a dehiscent capsule with 4 longitudinal slits; Andreaea

genus Andrena

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n.
  1. a solitary burrowing short-tongued bee

genus Andricus

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n.
  1. cynipid gall wasps, chiefly affecting oaks; Andricus

genus Andromeda

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n.
  1. low-growing shrubs of northern regions of northern hemisphere

genus Andropogon

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n.
  1. tall annual or perennial grasses with spikelike racemes; warm regions; Andropogon

genus Andryala

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n.
  1. a genus of hardy hairy latex-producing perennials of Mediterranean area

genus Aneides

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n.
  1. climbing salamanders; Aneides

genus Anemia

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n.
  1. genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America; Anemia

genus Anemone

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n.
  1. perennial herbs with tuberous roots and beautiful flowers; of north and south temperate regions

genus Anemonella

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n.
  1. one species: rue anemone; Anemonella

genus Anemopsis

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n.
  1. one species: yerba mansa; Anemopsis

genus Anethum

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n.
  1. dill; Anethum

genus Angelica

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n.
  1. biennial or perennial herbs of the northern hemisphere; have a taproot

genus Angiopteris

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n.
  1. one species: tree fern

genus Angraecum

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n.
  1. genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque; genus Angrecum; Angraecum

genus Angrecum

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n.
  1. genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque; Angraecum; genus Angraecum

genus Anguilla

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n.
  1. type genus of the Anguillidae: eels; Anguilla

genus Anguillula

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n.
  1. a genus of Cephalobidae; Anguillula; Turbatrix; genus Turbatrix

genus Anguis

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n.
  1. type genus of the Anguidae: blindworms; Anguis

genus Anhima

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n.
  1. type genus of the Anhimidae; horned screamers; Anhima

genus Anhinga

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n.
  1. type genus of the Anhingidae

genus Anigozanthus

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n.
  1. genus of monocotyledonous plants with curious woolly flowers on sturdy stems above a fan of sword-shaped leaves; includes kangaroo's paw and Australian sword lily; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae; Anigozanthus

genus Anisotremus

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n.
  1. a genus of Haemulidae; Anisotremus

genus Ankylosaurus

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n.
  1. armored herbivorous dinosaurs of the Cretaceous

genus Annona

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n.
  1. type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs; Annona

genus Anoa

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n.
  1. a genus of mammals of the family Bovidae

genus Anodonta

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n.
  1. thin-shelled freshwater mussels; Anodonta

genus Anoectochilus

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n.
  1. genus of delicate Asiatic orchids; Anoectochilus

genus Anogramma

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n.
  1. a genus of ferns belonging to the family Pteridaceae; Anogramma

genus Anolis

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n.
  1. New World chameleons; Anolis

genus Anomala

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n.
  1. genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plants; includes several pests of cultivated grasses; Anomala

genus Anomalops

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n.
  1. type genus of the family Anomalopidae

genus Anomalopteryx

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n.
  1. small moas

genus Anomia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Anomiidae: saddle oysters; Anomia

genus Anopheles

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n.
  1. malaria mosquitoes; distinguished by the adult's head-downward stance and absence of breathing tubes in the larvae; Anopheles

genus Anser

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n.
  1. typical geese; Anser

genus Antedon

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n.
  1. a genus of echinoderms of the family Antedonidae; Antedon

genus Antennaria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small woolly perennial herbs having small whitish discoid flowers surrounded by a ring of club-shaped bristles; Antennaria

genus Anthemis

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n.
  1. dog fennel; Anthemis

genus Antheraea

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n.
  1. large moths whose larvae produce silk of high quality; Antheraea

genus Anthericum

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n.
  1. genus of Old World (mainly African) perennial herbs; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae; Anthericum

genus Antheropeas

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n.
  1. small genus of North American herbs often included in genus Eriophyllum; Antheropeas

genus Anthidium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. potter bees; Anthidium

genus Anthoceros

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n.
  1. hornworts; Anthoceros

genus Anthonomus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. weevils destructive of cultivated plants; Anthonomus

genus Anthriscus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chervil: of Europe, North Africa and Asia; Anthriscus

genus Anthurium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of often epiphytic evergreen tropical American plants often cultivated as houseplants

genus Anthus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pipits; Anthus

genus Anthyllis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of Mediterranean herbs and shrubs; Anthyllis

genus Antidorcas

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n.
  1. springboks; Antidorcas

genus Antigonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fish in the family Caproidae; Antigonia

genus Antilocapra

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n.
  1. type and sole genus of the Antilocapridae comprising one species; Antilocapra

genus Antilope

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n.
  1. blackbucks; Antilope

genus Antirrhinum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowers; Antirrhinum

genus Antrodemus

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n.
  1. carnivorous dinosaur of North America; late Jurassic; genus Allosaurus

genus Antrozous

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n.
  1. a genus of Vespertilionidae; Antrozous

genus Aotus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. douroucoulis; Aotus

genus Apatosaurus

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n.
  1. large quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaurs with very long neck and tail; late Jurassic; genus Brontosaurus

genus Apatura

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large Old World butterflies; Apatura

genus Aphis

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n.
  1. type genus of the Aphididae: injurious to fruit trees and vegetables; Aphis

genus Aphriza

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Scolopacidae; Aphriza

genus Aphrophora

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n.
  1. a genus of Cercopidae; Aphrophora

genus Aphyllanthes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species; small fibrous-rooted perennial with rushlike foliage and deep blue flowers; sometimes placed in its own family Aphyllanthaceae; Aphyllanthes

genus Apios

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n.
  1. twining perennial North American plants; Apios

genus Apis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Apidae: honeybees; Apis

genus Apium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. celery; Apium

genus Aplectrum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae; Aplectrum

genus Aplodontia

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n.
  1. type genus of the Aplodontiidae: comprising the mountain beavers; Aplodontia

genus Aplysia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Aplysiidae; Aplysia; Tethys; genus Tethus

genus Apocynum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial herbs with small pink or white flowers; Apocynum

genus Apodemus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Old World field mice; Apodemus

genus Apogon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Apogonidae; Apogon

genus Aporocactus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of epiphytic cacti of Mexico; Aporocactus

genus Appendicularia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of chordates in the class Larvacea

genus Aptenodytes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large penguins; Aptenodytes

genus Apteryx

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Apterygidae: kiwis

genus Apus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus; Apus

genus Aquila

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Accipitridae; Aquila

genus Aquilegia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. columbine

genus Ara

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. macaws; Ara

genus Arabidopsis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of the mustard family having white or yellow or purplish flowers; closely related to genus Arabis; Arabidopsis

genus Arabis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual to perennial woody herbs of temperate North America, Europe and Asia: rockcress; Arabis

genus Arachis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut); Arachis

genus Aralia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of Araliaceae; large widely distributed genus of shrubs and trees and vines: spikenard; Hercules'-club

genus Aramus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of large brown long-billed wading birds found in warm swampy regions of the western hemisphere: courlan; limpkin; Aramus

genus Aranea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders; Aranea; Araneus; genus Araneus

genus Araneus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders; Aranea; genus Aranea; Araneus

genus Araucaria

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n.
  1. a genus of the araucaria family

genus Araujia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of South American evergreen vines; Araujia

genus Arbutus

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n.
  1. large evergreen shrubs and trees of southern Europe and western North America: strawberry tree; madrona

genus Arca

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Arcidae: ark shells and blood clams; Arca

genus Arcella

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n.
  1. type genus of the Arcellidae

genus Arceuthobium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of chiefly American plants parasitic on conifers; Arceuthobium

genus Archaeopteryx

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fossil birds; genus Archeopteryx

genus Archaeornis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fossil bird

genus Archeopteryx

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fossil birds; genus Archaeopteryx

genus Archidiskidon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Elephantidae; Archidiskidon

genus Archilochus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Trochilidae; Archilochus

genus Architeuthis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. giant squid

genus Archosargus

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n.
  1. a genus of Sparidae; Archosargus

genus Arctictis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. binturongs; Arctictis

genus Arctium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. burdock; Arctium

genus Arctocebus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Lorisidae; Arctocebus

genus Arctocephalus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fur seals; Arctocephalus

genus Arctonyx

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Mustelidae; Arctonyx

genus Arctostaphylos

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bearberry; manzanita; Arctostaphylos

genus Arctotis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. herbs and subshrubs: African daisy; Arctotis

genus Ardea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Ardeidae: large New and Old World herons; Ardea

genus Ardisia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical evergreen subshrubs (some climbers) to trees of Asia and Australasia to Americas; Ardisia

genus Areca

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a monocotyledonous genus of palm trees

genus Arenaria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sandworts; Arenaria
  2. turnstones; Arenaria

genus Arenga

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of tropical Asian and Malaysian palm trees; Arenga

genus Arethusa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of bog orchids of North America and Japan

genus Argemone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. prickly poppies

genus Argentina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Argentinidae: argentines; Argentina

genus Argentinosaurus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. enormous dinosaur of the middle Cretaceous found in Argentina

genus Argiope

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the type genus of Argiopidae; small genus of orb-weaving spiders; Argiope

genus Argonauta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Argonautidae: paper nautilus; Argonauta

genus Argusianus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. argus pheasants; Argusianus

genus Argynnis

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n.
  1. fritillaries; Argynnis

genus Argyranthemum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum; Argyranthemum

genus Argyreia

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n.
  1. woody climbers of tropical Asia to Australia; Argyreia

genus Argyrotaenia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. orange tortrix; Argyrotaenia

genus Argyroxiphium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of Hawaiian spreading and rosette-forming shrubs; Argyroxiphium

genus Arilus

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n.
  1. a genus of Reduviidae; Arilus

genus Ariocarpus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. slow-growing geophytic cacti; northern and eastern Mexico; southern Texas; Ariocarpus

genus Ariomma

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Stromateidae; Ariomma

genus Arisaema

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n.
  1. tuberous or rhizomatous herbaceous perennials; Arisaema

genus Arisarum

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n.
  1. tuberous or rhizomatous perennial herbs; mainly Mediterranean area; Arisarum

genus Aristolochia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. birthworts; Dutchman's-pipe; Aristolochia

genus Aristotelia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of shrubs or small trees of Australia and New Zealand and western South America; Aristotelia

genus Arius

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Ariidae: sea catfishes; Arius

genus Arizona

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glossy snake; Arizona

genus Armadillidium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Armadillidiidae; Armadillidium

genus Armeria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrubby or herbaceous low-growing evergreen perennials; Armeria

genus Armillaria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of edible mushrooms having white spores an annulus and blue juice; some are edible; some cause root rot; Armillaria

genus Armillariella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a honey-colored diminutive form of genus Armillaria; grows in clusters; edible (when cooked) but most attention has been on how to get rid of it; Armillariella

genus Armoracia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. horseradish; Armoracia

genus Arnica

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of herbs of north temperate and Arctic regions

genus Arnoseris

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. lamb succory; Arnoseris

genus Arrhenatherum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. oat grass; Arrhenatherum

genus Artamus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Artamidae; Artamus

genus Artemia

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n.
  1. fairy shrimp; brine shrimp; Artemia; Chirocephalus; genus Chirocephalus

genus Artemisia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon

genus Arthropteris

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n.
  1. tropical and subtropical Old World epiphytic or lithophytic ferns; Arthropteris

genus Artocarpus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen Asiatic trees now grown through the tropics: breadfruit; jackfruit; Artocarpus

genus Arum

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n.
  1. type genus of the Araceae: tuberous perennial herbs of Europe and Asia with usually heart-shaped leaves

genus Arundinaria

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n.
  1. North American bamboo; Arundinaria

genus Arundo

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n.
  1. any of several coarse tall perennial grasses of most warm areas: reeds; Arundo

genus Arvicola

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n.
  1. in some classifications considered synonymous with Microtus; Arvicola

genus Asarum

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n.
  1. wild ginger; Asarum

genus Ascaphus

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n.
  1. type genus of the Ascaphidae; in some classifications included in the family Leiopelmatidae; Ascaphus

genus Ascaridia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. roundworm having a preanal sucker; Ascaridia

genus Ascaris

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n.
  1. type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth; Ascaris

genus Asclepias

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n.
  1. genus of chiefly North American perennial herbs: silkweed; milkweed; Asclepias

genus Ascophyllum

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n.
  1. brown algae distinguished by compressed or inflated branchlets along the axis; Ascophyllum

genus Asimina

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n.
  1. pawpaw; Asimina

genus Asio

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n.
  1. a genus of European owls; Asio

genus Aspalathus

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n.
  1. genus of South African heathlike shrubs; Aspalathus

genus Asparagus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae

genus Aspergillus

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n.
  1. genus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animals; Aspergillus

genus Asperula

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n.
  1. woodruff; Asperula

genus Asphodeline

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of rhizomatous perennial or biennial herbs with numerous sometimes fragrant flowers in long cylindrical racemes; Mediterranean region to Caucasus; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae; Asphodeline

genus Asphodelus

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n.
  1. small genus of tall striking annuals or perennials with grasslike foliage and flowers in dense racemes or panicles; Mediterranean to Himalayas; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae; Asphodelus

genus Aspidelaps

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n.
  1. African coral snakes; Aspidelaps

genus Aspidiotus

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n.
  1. a genus of Diaspididae; Aspidiotus

genus Aspidistra

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n.
  1. genus of eastern Asiatic herbs; sometimes placed in the family Convallariaceae

genus Aspidophoroides

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n.
  1. alligatorfishes; Aspidophoroides

genus Aspis

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n.
  1. horned vipers; genus Cerastes; Aspis

genus Asplenium

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n.
  1. in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; Asplenium

genus Astacus

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n.
  1. type genus of the family Astacidae; Old World crayfish; Astacus

genus Aster

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n.
  1. large genus of herbs widely cultivated for their daisylike flowers

genus Astilbe

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n.
  1. chiefly Asiatic perennials: spirea

genus Astragalus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions; largest genus in the family Leguminosae; Astragalus

genus Astrantia

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n.
  1. a genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Umbelliferae with aromatic roots and palmate leaves and showy flowers

genus Astreus

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n.
  1. a genus of fungi belonging to the family Geastraceae; Astreus

genus Astroloma

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n.
  1. evergreen shrubs of Australia and Tasmania; Astroloma

genus Astronium

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n.
  1. a genus of dicotyledonous plants of the family Anacardiaceae; Astronium

genus Astrophyton

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n.
  1. includes many of the basket stars; Astrophyton

genus Astropogon

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n.
  1. a genus of fish of the family Apogonidae; Astropogon

genus Ateles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. spider monkeys; Ateles

genus Athene

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Strigidae; Athene

genus Atherinopsis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Atherinidae; Atherinopsis

genus Atherurus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Hystricidae; Atherurus

genus Athrotaxis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of gymnosperm; Athrotaxis

genus Athyrium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. temperate and tropical lady ferns; in some classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or in the genus Asplenium; Athyrium

genus Atrichornis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Atrichornithidae; Atrichornis

genus Atriplex

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. orach; saltbush; Atriplex

genus Atropa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. belladonna; Atropa

genus Attalea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. unarmed feather palms of central and northern South America; Attalea

genus Atticus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. atlas moth; Atticus

genus Aucuba

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hardy evergreen dioecious shrubs and small trees from Japan; Aucuba

genus Aulacorhyncus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Ramphastidae; Aulacorhyncus

genus Aulostomus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Aulostomidae; Aulostomus

genus Aureolaria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of North American herbs often root-parasitic and bearing golden-yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Gerardia; Aureolaria

genus Auricularia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Auriculariaceae; Auricularia

genus Auriparus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Paridae; Auriparus

genus Australopithecus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. extinct genus of African hominid; Australopithecus

genus Austrocedrus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species; formerly included in genus Libocedrus; Austrocedrus

genus Austrotaxus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gymnosperm genus having one species: New Caledonian yew; Austrotaxus

genus Automeris

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. io moth; Automeris

genus Avahi

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Indriidae; Avahi

genus Avena

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. oats; Avena

genus Averrhoa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. trees native to East Indies having pinnate leaves: carambolas; Averrhoa

genus Avicennia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of tropical shrubs or trees; Avicennia

genus Ayapana

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical American herbs sometimes included in genus Eupatorium

genus Aythya

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc.; Aythya

genus Azadirachta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of large important East Indian trees: neem trees; Azadirachta

genus Azolla

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fern sometimes placed in its own family Azollaceae; Azolla

genus Babesia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Babesiidae; genus Piroplasma

genus Babyrousa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Suidae; Babyrousa

genus Baccharis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruits; often used for erosion control; Baccharis

genus Bacillus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Bacillaceae; includes many saprophytes important in decay of organic matter and a number of parasites

genus Bacteroides

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of Bacteroidaceae; genus of Gram-negative rodlike anaerobic bacteria producing no endospores and no pigment and living in the gut of man and animals; Bacteroides

genus Baiomys

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pygmy mice; Baiomys

genus Bairdiella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. drumfish; Bairdiella

genus Balaena

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whales; Balaena

genus Balaeniceps

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Balaenicipitidae: shoebills; Balaeniceps

genus Balaenoptera

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Balaenopteridae; Balaenoptera

genus Balanus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Balanidae; Balanus

genus Balistes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Balistidae; Balistes

genus Ballota

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial herbs or subshrubs of especially Mediterranean area: black horehound; Ballota

genus Balsamorhiza

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of coarse western American herbs with large roots containing an aromatic balsam; Balsamorhiza

genus Bambusa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall tender clumping bamboos; Bambusa

genus Bankia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. giant shipworms; Bankia

genus Banksia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. important genus of Australian evergreen shrubs or trees with alternate leathery leaves and yellowish flowers

genus Baphia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of shrubs and lianas and trees of Africa and Madagascar; Baphia

genus Baptisia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of North American plants with showy flowers and an inflated pod; Baptisia

genus Barbarea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions: winter cress; Barbarea

genus Barosaurus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur; late Jurassic

genus Bartle-Frere

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a living fossil or so-called `green dinosaur'; genus or subfamily of primitive nut-bearing trees thought to have died out 50 million years ago; a single specimen found in 1994 on Mount Bartle Frere in eastern Australia; not yet officially named; Bartle Frere; green dinosaur

genus Bartramia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Scolopacidae; Bartramia

genus Basiliscus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a reptile genus of Iguanidae; Basiliscus

genus Bassariscus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cacomistles; Bassariscus

genus Bassia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. summer cypress; Bassia; Kochia; genus Kochia

genus Bathyergus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mole rats; Bathyergus

genus Batis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of plants constituting the family Batidaceae: low straggling dioecious shrubs; Batis

genus Batrachoseps

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. slender salamanders; Batrachoseps

genus Bauhinia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mountain ebony, orchid tree; Bauhinia

genus Beaumontia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of evergreen woody vines in the East Indies and Asia; Beaumontia

genus Begonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of tropical succulent plants widely cultivated

genus Belamcanda

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae; Belamcanda

genus Bellis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. daisy; Bellis

genus Bemisia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sweet-potato whitefly; Bemisia

genus Bennettitis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type of the Bennettitales; Bennettitis

genus Benzoin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. used in some classifications for the American spicebush and certain other plants often included in the genus Lindera; Benzoin

genus Berberis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds; Berberis

genus Bergenia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of perennial spring-blooming rhizomatous herbs with thick evergreen leaves; eastern Asia

genus Beroe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. coextensive with the class Nuda

genus Berteroa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hoary alyssum; Berteroa

genus Bertholletia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. brazil nut; Bertholletia

genus Bessera

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of cormous perennials of Mexico; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae; Bessera

genus Besseya

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of North American spring wildflowers; Besseya

genus Beta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. beets; Beta

genus Bettongia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. jerboa kangaroo; Bettongia

genus Betula

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of trees of the family Betulaceae (such as birches); Betula

genus Bibos

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wild ox; Bibos

genus Bidens

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bur marigolds; Bidens

genus Bignonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species: cross vine; Bignonia

genus Biscutella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of Eurasian herbs and small shrubs: buckler mustard; Biscutella

genus Bison

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sometimes considered a subgenus of genus Bos: American buffalo

genus Bitis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Viperidae; Bitis

genus Blaberus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. giant cockroaches; Blaberus

genus Blandfordia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of tuberous Australian perennial herbs; Blandfordia

genus Blarina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrews; Blarina

genus Blastocladia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fungi of the family Blastodiaceae; Blastocladia

genus Blastomyces

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of pathogenic yeastlike fungi; Blastomyces

genus Blatta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Blattidae: cockroaches infesting buildings worldwide; Blatta

genus Blattella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small cockroaches; Blattella

genus Blechnum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; terrestrial ferns of cosmopolitan distribution mainly in southern hemisphere: hard ferns; Blechnum

genus Blennius

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Blenniidae; Blennius

genus Blephilia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of North American herbs: wood mints; Blephilia

genus Bletia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical American terrestrial orchids with large purple or pink flowers

genus Bletilla

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of chiefly east Asiatic hardy terrestrial orchids similar to genus Bletia; Bletilla

genus Blighia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of western African evergreen trees and shrubs bearing fleshy capsular three-seeded fruits edible when neither unripe nor overripe; Blighia

genus Blissus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chinch bugs; Blissus

genus Bloomeria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of bulbous perennial herbs of southwestern United States and Mexico; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae; Bloomeria

genus Bocconia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American trees or shrubs closely related to genus Macleaya

genus Boehmeria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. false nettle; Boehmeria

genus Bolbitis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. terrestrial or less than normally scandent ferns of tropical regions of northern hemisphere; Bolbitis

genus Boletellus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fungi belonging to the family Boletaceae; Boletellus

genus Boletus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of Boletaceae; genus of soft early-decaying pore fungi; some poisonous and some edible; Boletus

genus Boltonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tall leafy perennial herbs of eastern America and eastern Asia having flowers that resemble asters; Boltonia

genus Bomarea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of tropical American vines having showy often spotted umbellate flowers; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae especially subfamily Alstroemeriaceae; Bomarea

genus Bombax

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. trees of chiefly South America; Bombax

genus Bombina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fire-bellied toads; Bombina

genus Bombus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bumblebees; Bombus

genus Bombyx

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm moth; Bombyx

genus Bonasa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ruffed grouse; Bonasa

genus Borago

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region; Borago

genus Borassus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. palmyra; Borassus

genus Borrelia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small flexible parasitic spirochetes having three to five wavy spirals

genus Bos

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini; Bos

genus Boselaphus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Indian antelopes: nilgais; Boselaphus

genus Boswellia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of trees of North Africa and India that yield incense; Boswellia

genus Botaurus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bitterns; Botaurus

genus Bothrops

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fer-de-lance; Bothrops

genus Botrychium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. grape fern; moonwort; Botrychium

genus Bougainvillaea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ornamental tropical woody vines; genus Bougainvillea; Bougainvillaea

genus Bougainvillea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ornamental tropical woody vines; Bougainvillaea; genus Bougainvillaea

genus Bouteloua

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. forage grasses; Bouteloua

genus Bowiea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of tropical African perennial bulbous herbs with deciduous twining stems; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae; Bowiea

genus Boykinia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of perennial rhizomatous herbs with flowers in panicles; North America; Japan; Boykinia

genus Brachinus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bombardier beetles; Brachinus

genus Brachychiton

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Australian trees (usually with swollen trunks); Brachychiton

genus Brachycome

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mostly Australian herbs having basal or alternate leaves and loosely corymbose flower heads; Brachycome

genus Brachystegia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of tropical African timber trees having pale golden heartwood uniformly striped with dark brown or black:; Brachystegia

genus Bradypus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Bradypodidae: three-toed sloths; Bradypus

genus Brama

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Bramidae; Brama

genus Branchiobdella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Branchiobdellidae: a small worm that lives on the gills or surface of a crayfish attached by a sucker; Branchiobdella

genus Branta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wild geese; Branta

genus Brasenia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae; Brasenia

genus Brassavola

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic rhizomatous orchids

genus Brassia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids having striking axillary racemes of yellow to green spiderlike flowers with long slender sepals and warty lips: spider orchids; Brassia

genus Brassica

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.; Brassica

genus Brevoortia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. menhaden; Brevoortia

genus Brickelia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of herbs of southwestern America having usually creamy florets followed by one-seeded fruits in a prominent bristly sheath; Brickellia

genus Brodiaea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of western United States bulbous plants with basal leaves and variously colored flowers; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae

genus Bromus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae; Bromus

genus Brontosaurus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaurs with very long neck and tail; late Jurassic; genus Apatosaurus

genus Broussonetia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. paper mulberry; Broussonetia

genus Browallia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of tropical South American annuals

genus Browmius

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cusk; Brosmius

genus Bruchus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Bruchidae; Bruchus

genus Bruckenthalia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus containing only one species: spike heath; Bruckenthalia

genus Brugmansia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. includes some plants often placed in the genus Datura: angel's trumpets; Brugmansia

genus Brunfelsia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical American shrubs grown for their flowers followed by fleshy berrylike fruits; Brunfelsia

genus Brya

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region; source of a durable hardwood; Brya

genus Bryanthus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus allied to and once included in genus Phyllodoce

genus Bryonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. climbing perennial herbs: bryony

genus Bryum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Bryaceae: mosses distinguished by mostly erect and tufted gametophytes and symmetrical short-necked capsules; Bryum

genus Bubalus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. in some classification systems included in genus Bos; water buffaloes; Bubalus; tribe Bubalus

genus Bubo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Strigidae; Bubo

genus Bubulcus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small white egrets; Bubulcus

genus Bucephala

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. buffleheads and goldeneyes; Bucephala

genus Buceros

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Bucerotidae; Buceros

genus Buchloe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. buffalo grass; Buchloe

genus Buckleya

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of Asiatic and American parasitic shrubs

genus Buddleia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrubs or trees of warm regions

genus Budorcas

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. gnu goats; Budorcas

genus Bufo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Bufonidae; common toads of New and Old Worlds

genus Bulnesia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. palo santo; Bulnesia

genus Bumelia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deciduous or evergreen American shrubs small trees having very hard wood and milky latex; Bumelia

genus Bungarus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. kraits; Bungarus

genus Buphthalmum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. oxeye; Buphthalmum

genus Burhinus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Burhinidae: stone curlews; Burhinus

genus Burmannia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Burmanniaceae; slender herbs of warm regions with leaves resembling scales and flowers with a three-angled or three-winged perianth; Burmannia

genus Burmeisteria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Dasypodidae; Burmeisteria

genus Bursera

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of Burseraceae; tropical and subtropical American shrubs and trees some yielding timber and gum elemi; Bursera

genus Butea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of East Indian trees or shrubs: dhak; Butea

genus Buteo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. broad-winged soaring hawks; Buteo

genus Buxus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Buxaceae; Buxus

genus Cabassous

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. solely the tatouay

genus Cabomba

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae; a small genus of American aquatic plants; Cabomba

genus Cacajao

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. uakaris; Cacajao

genus Cacalia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tall smooth herbs of forested mountains of Europe and Asia minor; in some classifications includes many plants usually placed in genus Emilia; Cacalia

genus Cacatua

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Psittacidae; Kakatoe; genus Kakatoe; Cacatua

genus Cacicus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of tropical American orioles; Cacicus

genus Cadra

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Pyralidae; Cadra

genus Caenolestes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Caenolestidae; Caenolestes

genus Caesalpinia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana; Caesalpinia

genus Caiman

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. caimans

genus Cairina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Anatidae; Cairina

genus Cajanus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. erect densely branched shrubby perennials of Old World tropics; naturalized in other warm regions; Cajanus

genus Cakile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of succulent annual herbs found on sandy shores of North America and Europe; Cakile

genus Caladenia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. terrestrial orchids of Australia to New Caledonia

genus Caladium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of tropical South American tuberous perennials with large variously colored leaves

genus Calamagrostis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. reed grass; Calamagrostis

genus Calamintha

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. calamint; Calamintha

genus Calamus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Sparidae; Calamus
  2. distinctive often spiny-stemmed palms found as climbers in tropical and subtropical forest

genus Calandrinia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of low-growing herbs; widespread throughout tropical and warm temperate regions having usually basal leaves and panicles of purplish ephemeral flowers; Calandrinia

genus Calanthe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large and widely distributed genus of terrestrial orchids

genus Calceolaria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of tropical American herbs and shrubs with showy cymose flowers

genus Calendula

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. marigold

genus Calidris

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Scolopacidae; Calidris

genus Calla

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. water arum; Calla

genus Calliandra

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of pinnate-leaved shrubs and small trees of tropical and subtropical North and South America and India and West Africa

genus Callicebus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. titis; Callicebus

genus Callimorpha

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cinnabar moths; Callimorpha

genus Callinectes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. New World blue crabs; Callinectes

genus Calliophis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Asian coral snakes; Calliophis; Callophis; genus Callophis

genus Calliphora

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Calliphoridae: blowflies; Calliphora

genus Callirhoe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of North American herbs having usually red or purple flowers; Callirhoe

genus Callisaurus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. zebra-tailed lizard; Callisaurus

genus Callistephus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species: erect Asiatic herb with large flowers; Callistephus

genus Callithrix

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Callithricidae: true marmosets; Callithrix

genus Callitriche

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. water starworts; Callitriche

genus Callitris

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen monoecious coniferous trees or shrubs: cypress pines; Callitris

genus Callophis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Asian coral snakes; Calliophis; genus Calliophis; Callophis

genus Callorhinus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fur seals; Callorhinus

genus Calluna

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species; Calluna

genus Calocarpum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of tropical American trees of the family Sapotaceae; Calocarpum

genus Calocedrus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall evergreens of western North America and eastern Asia; formerly included in genus Libocedrus; Calocedrus

genus Calochortus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of western North American leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs; Calochortus

genus Calophyllum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical evergreen trees; Calophyllum

genus Calopogon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. terrestrial orchids of North America; Calopogon

genus Calosoma

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of large predaceous ground beetles that feed on injurious caterpillars

genus Caltha

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Caltha; Caltha

genus Calvatia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of puffballs having outer casings whose upper parts break at maturity into angular pieces to expose the spores; Calvatia

genus Calycanthus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a magnoliid dicot genus of the family Calycanthaceae including: allspice; Calycanthus

genus Calycophyllum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. medium to large tropical American trees having shiny reddish-brown shredding bark; Calycophyllum

genus Calymmatobacterium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of bacterial rods containing only the one species that causes granuloma inguinale; Calymmatobacterium

genus Calypso

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species found throughout much of northern North America and Eurasia

genus Calystegia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. climbing or scrambling herbs: bindweed; Calystegia

genus Camassia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs; Camassia; Quamassia; genus Quamassia

genus Cambarus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Astacidae; Cambarus

genus Camelina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia; Camelina; false flax

genus Camellia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical Asiatic evergreen shrubs or small trees

genus Camelus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Camelidae: camels; Camelus

genus Campanula

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of herbs grown for their blossoms: bellflowers

genus Campephilus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Picidae; Campephilus

genus Camponotus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. carpenter ants; Camponotus

genus Camptosorus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. classification used in some especially former systems for plants usually placed in genus Asplenium; Camptosorus

genus Campyloneurum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. epiphytic ferns of tropical America; Campyloneurum

genus Campylorhynchus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. alternative classifications for the cactus wrens; Campylorhynchus; Heleodytes; genus Heleodytes

genus Canachites

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n.
  1. spruce grouse; Canachites

genus Cananga

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Malayan tree; Cananga; Canangium; genus Canangium

genus Canangium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Malayan tree; Cananga; genus Cananga; Canangium

genus Canavalia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. herbs or woody vines of mainly American tropics and subtropics; Canavalia

genus Cancer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Cancridae; Cancer

genus Candida

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of yeastlike imperfect fungi; sometimes included in genus Monilia of the family Moniliaceae

genus Canella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species

genus Canis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogs; wolves; jackals; Canis

genus Canna

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type and sole genus of the Cannaceae: perennial lily-like herbs of New World tropics

genus Cannabis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hemp: genus of coarse annuals native to central Asia and widely naturalized in north temperate regions; in some classifications included in the family Moraceae

genus Cantharellus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a well-known genus of fungus; has funnel-shaped fruiting body; includes the chanterelles; Cantharellus

genus Capella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. snipes; Gallinago; genus Gallinago; Capella

genus Capparis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical or subtropical evergreen shrubs or small trees; Capparis

genus Capra

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. goats; Capra

genus Caprella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. skeleton shrimp; Caprella

genus Capreolus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. roe deer; Capreolus

genus Capricornis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. serows; Capricornis

genus Caprimulgus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Caprimulgidae; Caprimulgus

genus Capros

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fish in the family Caproidae; Capros

genus Capsella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shepherd's purse; Capsella

genus Capsicum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers; Capsicum

genus Caragana

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of Asiatic deciduous shrubs or small trees

genus Caranx

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Carangidae; Caranx

genus Carassius

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. goldfish; Carassius

genus Carcharhinus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Carcharhinidae; Carcharhinus

genus Carcharias

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharks; Carcharias; Odontaspis; genus Odontaspis

genus Carcharodon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. man-eating sharks; Carcharodon

genus Cardamine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bittercress, bitter cress; Cardamine

genus Cardiospermum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tendril-climbing herbs or shrubs whose seeds have a white heart-shaped spot; Cardiospermum

genus Cardium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Cardiidae: cockles; Cardium

genus Carduelis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. in some classifications considered the type genus of a subfamily Carduelinae of the family Fringillidae: goldfinches; siskins; redpolls; linnets; Carduelis

genus Carduus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistles; Carduus

genus Caretta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. loggerhead turtles; Caretta

genus Carex

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of plants found in damp woodlands and bogs and ditches or at water margins: sedges; Carex

genus Cariama

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariama; Cariama

genus Carica

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Caricaceae; tropical American trees: papayas; Carica

genus Carissa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Old World genus of tropical evergreen usually spiny shrubs

genus Carlina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of Mediterranean thistles; Carlina

genus Carnegiea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaro; Carnegiea

genus Carpenteria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae

genus Carphophis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. thunder snake; Carphophis

genus Carpinus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mostly deciduous monoecious trees or shrubs: hornbeams; sometimes placed in subfamily Carpinaceae; Carpinus

genus Carpobrotus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus; Carpobrotus

genus Carpocapsa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. codling moths; Carpocapsa

genus Carpodacus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. house finches and purple finches; Carpodacus

genus Carthamus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. safflower; Carthamus

genus Carum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. caraway; Carum

genus Carya

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China; Carya

genus Caryocar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Caryocaraceae; South American trees yielding strong fine-grained wood and edible nuts; Caryocar

genus Caryota

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fishtail palms; Caryota

genus Casmerodius

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a white egrets; Casmerodius

genus Cassia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. some genus Cassia species often classified as members of the genus Senna or genus Chamaecrista; Cassia

genus Cassiope

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. low tufted evergreen shrubs of colder parts of north temperate regions having moss-like foliage and nodding white or pink flowers; Cassiope

genus Castanea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chestnuts; chinkapins; Castanea

genus Castanopsis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen trees and shrubs of warm regions valued for their foliage; southeastern United States and eastern Australia and northern New Zealand; Castanopsis

genus Castanospermum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a rosid dicot genus of the subfamily Papilionoideae having one species: Moreton Bay chestnut; Castanospermum

genus Castilleia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of western North and South American perennials often partially parasitic on roots of grasses; Castilleja; genus Castilleja; Castilleia

genus Castilleja

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of western North and South American perennials often partially parasitic on roots of grasses; Castilleja; Castilleia; genus Castilleia

genus Castor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Castoridae: beavers; Castor

genus Castoroides

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. extinct beavers of the Pleistocene; of eastern and southern United States; Castoroides

genus Casuarina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of trees and shrubs widely naturalized in southern United States and West Indies; coextensive with the family Casuarinaceae and order Casuarinales

genus Casuarius

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type and sole genus of the Casuaridae: cassowaries; Casuarius

genus Catacala

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. moths whose larvae are cutworms: underwings; Catacala

genus Catalpa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dicotyledonous genus of plants belonging to the family Bignoniaceae; has large flowers (white or mottled) and long terete pods

genus Catananche

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of Mediterranean herbs: cupid's dart

genus Catasetum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical American orchids having showy male and female flowers usually on separate inflorescences; Catasetum

genus Catha

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of African evergreen shrubs characterized by thick leaves and white flowers; Catha

genus Catharacta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. skuas; Catharacta

genus Catharanthus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to Madagascar; widely naturalized in the tropics; formerly included in genus Vinca; Catharanthus

genus Cathartes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Cathartidae: turkey vultures; Cathartes

genus Cathaya

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species; related to Pseudotsuga and Larix

genus Catoptrophorus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. willet; Catoptrophorus

genus Catostomus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Catostomidae; Catostomus

genus Cattleya

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large and highly valued genus of beautiful tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids; the typical orchids; known in many varieties

genus Caulophyllum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. blue cohosh; Caulophyllum

genus Cavia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Caviidae: guinea pigs; Cavia

genus Cebuella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pygmy marmosets; Cebuella

genus Cebus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Cebidae; Cebus

genus Cecropia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc; Cecropia

genus Cedrela

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American trees; Cedrela

genus Cedrus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. true cedars; Cedrus

genus Ceiba

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American trees with palmately compound leaves and showy bell-shaped flowers; Ceiba

genus Celastrus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of woody vines and erect shrubs (type genus of the Celastraceae) that is native chiefly to Asia and Australia: includes bittersweet; Celastrus

genus Celosia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa; Celosia

genus Celtis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of trees and shrubs with berrylike fruit; Celtis

genus Cenchrus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae that have burs; Cenchrus

genus Centaurea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. knapweed; star thistle; Centaurea

genus Centaurium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of low-growing herbs mostly of northern hemisphere having flowers with protruding spirally twisted anthers; Centaurium

genus Centranthus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of southern European herbs and subshrubs; Centranthus

genus Centrocercus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sage grouse; Centrocercus

genus Centrolobium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Centrolobium; Centrolobium

genus Centropomus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Centropomidae: snooks; Centropomus

genus Centropristis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sea basses; Centropristis

genus Centropus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Cuculidae; Centropus

genus Centrosema

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of chiefly tropical American vines of the family Leguminosae having trifoliate leaves and large flowers; Centrosema

genus Centunculus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dicotyledonous genus of the family Primulaceae; Centunculus

genus Cephalanthera

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of temperate Old World terrestrial orchids; Cephalanthera

genus Cephalopterus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Cotingidae; Cephalopterus

genus Cephalotaxus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the genus of Cephalotaxus (see plum-yews); Cephalotaxus

genus Cephalotus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species: Australian pitcher plant; Cephalotus

genus Cepphus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of birds including: guillemots; Cepphus

genus Cerapteryx

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. antler moths; Cerapteryx

genus Cerastes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. horned vipers; Aspis; genus Aspis

genus Cerastium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mouse-eared chickweed; Cerastium

genus Ceratitis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Mediterranean fruit flies; Ceratitis

genus Ceratodus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Ceratodontidae: extinct genus of lungfishes

genus Ceratonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. carobs; Ceratonia

genus Ceratopetalum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dicotyledonous genus of the family Cunoniaceae; Ceratopetalum

genus Ceratophyllum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. constituting the family Ceratophyllaceae: hornworts; Ceratophyllum

genus Ceratopogon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Ceratopogonidae; Ceratopogon

genus Ceratopteris

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. water ferns; Ceratopteris

genus Ceratosaurus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. primitive saurischian carnivorous dinosaurs

genus Ceratostomella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of fungi forming continuous hyaline spores; Ceratostomella

genus Ceratotherium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. African genus; Ceratotherium

genus Ceratozamia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of Mexican cycads; sometimes classified in family Cycadaceae

genus Cercidiphyllum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species: katsura tree; Cercidiphyllum

genus Cercidium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. spiny shrubs or small trees sometimes placed in genus Parkinsonia: paloverde; Cercidium

genus Cercis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deciduous shrubs and trees of eastern Asia, southern Europe and the United States; Cercis

genus Cercocebus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mangabeys; Cercocebus

genus Cercopithecus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Cercopithecidae: guenons; Cercopithecus

genus Cercospora

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. form genus of imperfect fungi that are leaf parasites with long slender spores; Cercospora

genus Cercosporella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. form genus of imperfect fungi lacking pigment in the spores and conidiophores; Cercosporella

genus Cereus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of much-branched treelike or shrubby cacti with pronounced ribs and rounded needlelike spines and nocturnal flowers usually white; Cereus

genus Ceroxylon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wax palms; Ceroxylon

genus Certhia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Certhiidae; Certhia

genus Cervus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the type genus of the Cervidae; Cervus

genus Ceryle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of birds of the family Alcedinidae; Ceryle

genus Cestrum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of fragrant tropical American shrubs; Cestrum

genus Cestum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Venus's girdle; Cestum

genus Ceterach

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of Old World ferns; superseded in some classification systems which place plants of this genus in e.g. genera Asplenium and Pleurosorus; Ceterach

genus Cetonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Cetoniidae; Cetonia

genus Cetorhinus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. comprising only the basking sharks; in some classifications considered the type genus of a separate family Cetorhinidae; Cetorhinus

genus Cetraria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. foliose lichens chiefly of northern latitudes; Cetraria

genus Chaenactis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of flowering herbs of western United States

genus Chaenomeles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. flowering quince; Chaenomeles

genus Chaenopsis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fish of the family Clinidae including pikeblennies; Chaenopsis

genus Chaetodipterus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Ephippidae; Chaetodipterus

genus Chaetodon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Chaetodontidae

genus Chalcis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Chalcididae; Chalcis

genus Chalcostigma

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. thornbills; Chalcostigma

genus Chamaea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Paridae; Chamaea

genus Chamaecrista

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs having sensitive leaves and suddenly dehiscing pods; some species placed in genus Cassia; Chamaecrista

genus Chamaecyparis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Chamaecyparis; Chamaecyparis

genus Chamaecytisus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small late-flowering trees or subshrubs having yellow to red flowers and leathery or woody pods; often especially formerly included in genus Cytisus; Chamaecytisus

genus Chamaedaphne

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species: leatherleaf; Chamaedaphne

genus Chamaeleo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Chamaeleontidae; Chamaeleo; genus Chamaeleon

genus Chamaeleon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Chamaeleontidae; Chamaeleo; genus Chamaeleo

genus Chamaemelum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of plants sometimes included in genus Anthemis: chamomile; Chamaemelum

genus Chara

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts; Chara

genus Charadrius

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Charadriidae: plovers; Charadrius

genus Charina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. boas of western North America; Charina

genus Charronia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Mustelidae; Charronia

genus Chateura

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Apodidae; Chateura

genus Chauna

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. crested screamers; Chauna

genus Cheilanthes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small evergreen ferns: lipferns; in some classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae; Cheilanthes

genus Cheiranthus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Old World perennial plants grown for their showy flowers; Cheiranthus

genus Chelidonium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species: greater celandine; Chelidonium

genus Chelifer

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n.
  1. a genus of Chelonethida; Chelifer

genus Chelone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. herbaceous perennials: shellflower; Chelone

genus Chelonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. green turtles; Chelonia

genus Chelydra

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. snapping turtles; Chelydra

genus Chenopodium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. goosefoot; pigweed; Chenopodium

genus Chilomastix

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. flagellates parasitic in intestines of vertebrates including humans; Chilomastix

genus Chilomeniscus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sand snakes; Chilomeniscus

genus Chilomycterus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. burrfishes; Chilomycterus

genus Chilopsis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species: desert willow; Chilopsis

genus Chimaera

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Chimaeridae

genus Chimaphila

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of evergreen herbs with long creeping rootstocks and shining leaves; North America; Europe; east Asia; Chimaphila

genus Chimonanthus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of Asian deciduous or evergreen shrubs having fragrant flowers: winter sweet; Chimonanthus

genus Chinchilla

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Chinchillidae

genus Chinchona

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark; genus Cinchona

genus Chiococca

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrubs of tropical and subtropical New World; Chiococca

genus Chionanthus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deciduous trees or shrubs: fringe tree; Chionanthus

genus Chirocephalus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fairy shrimp; brine shrimp; Artemia; genus Artemia; Chirocephalus

genus Chironomus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Chironomidae; Chironomus

genus Chiton

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Polyplacophora

genus Chlamydera

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Ptilonorhynchidae; Chlamydera

genus Chlamydia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Chlamydiaceae: disease-causing parasites

genus Chlamydomonas

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Chlamydomonadaceae; solitary doubly-flagellated plant-like algae common in fresh water and damp soil; multiply freely; often a pest around filtration plants; Chlamydomonas

genus Chlamydosaurus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. frilled lizards; Chlamydosaurus

genus Chlamyphorus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pichiciago; Chlamyphorus

genus Chloranthus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Chloranthaceae; Chloranthus

genus Chlorella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. nonmotile unicellular green algae potentially important as source of high-grade protein and B-complex vitamins

genus Chloris

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tufted or perennial or annual grasses having runners: finger grass; windmill grass; Chloris

genus Chlorococcum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of Chlorococcales; unicellular green algae occurring singly or in a layer on soil or damp rock; Chlorococcum

genus Chlorophis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. African green snakes; Chlorophis

genus Chlorophoneus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Malaconotinae; Chlorophoneus

genus Chlorophyllum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fungus belonging to the family Lepiotaceae

genus Chloroxylon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deciduous trees of India and Sri Lanka; Chloroxylon

genus Chlorura

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. towhees; Chlorura

genus Choeronycteris

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Phyllostomatidae; Choeronycteris

genus Choloepus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Megalonychidae consisting of the two-toed sloth; Choloepus

genus Chondrus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of protoctist; Chondrus

genus Chordeiles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Caprimulgidae; Chordeiles

genus Chordospartium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 2 species of small New Zealand trees: weeping tree broom; endangered; Chordospartium

genus Choriotis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Australian bustard; Choriotis

genus Chorizagrotis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. moths whose larvae are army cutworms; Chorizagrotis

genus Chorizema

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of Australian twining vines and small shrubs: flame peas; Chorizema

genus Christella

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. medium to large terrestrial ferns of tropical forests of Old World to Americas

genus Chronoperates

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a reptile genus of Therapsida; Chronoperates

genus Chrysanthemum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. in some classifications many plants usually assigned to the genus Chrysanthemum have been divided among other genera: e.g. Argyranthemum; Dendranthema; Leucanthemum; Tanacetum

genus Chrysaora

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Scyphozoa; Chrysaora

genus Chrysemys

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. painted turtles; Chrysemys

genus Chrysobalanus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. coco plums; Chrysobalanus

genus Chrysochloris

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Chrysochloridae; Chrysochloris

genus Chrysolepis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. two species: golden chinkapins; Chrysolepis

genus Chrysolophus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. golden pheasants; Chrysolophus

genus Chrysophrys

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Australian snapper; Chrysophrys

genus Chrysophyllum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American evergreen trees or shrubs; Chrysophyllum

genus Chrysopsis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. golden aster; Chrysopsis

genus Chrysosplenium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of widely distributed semiaquatic herbs with minute greenish-yellow apetalous flowers; Chrysosplenium

genus Chrysothamnus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of low branching shrubs of western North America; Chrysothamnus

genus Chunga

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Cariamidae

genus Cibotium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. in some classification systems placed in family Cyatheaceae: ornamental tree ferns with coarse gracefully drooping fronds; Cibotium

genus Cicada

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Cicadidae: cicadas

genus Cicer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chickpea plant; Asiatic herbs; Cicer

genus Cichorium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chicory; Cichorium

genus Ciconia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Ciconiidae: European storks; Ciconia

genus Cicuta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of perennial herbs having deadly poisonous tuberous roots: water hemlock; Cicuta

genus Cimex

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Cimicidae: bedbugs; Cimex

genus Cimicifuga

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of perennial herbs of north temperate regions: bugbane; Cimicifuga

genus Cinchona

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark; genus Chinchona

genus Cinclus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Cinclidae; Cinclus

genus Cinnamomum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Asiatic and Australian aromatic trees and shrubs; Cinnamomum

genus Circaea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. enchanter's nightshade; Circaea

genus Circaetus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. harrier eagles; Circaetus

genus Circus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of haws comprising the harriers; Circus

genus Cirsium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plume thistles; Cirsium

genus Cistothorus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. marsh wrens; Cistothorus

genus Cistus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small to medium-sized evergreen shrubs of southern Europe and North Africa; Cistus

genus Citellus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. typical ground squirrels; Citellus; Spermophilus; genus Spermophilus

genus Citharichthys

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Bothidae; Citharichthys

genus Citroncirus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross between Citrus sinensis and Poncirus trifoliata; Citroncirus

genus Citrullus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dicot genus of the family Cucurbitaceae including watermelons; Citrullus

genus Citrus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. orange; lemon; lime; etc.

genus Cladonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of Cladoniaceae; lichens characterized by a crustose thallus and capitate fruiting bodies borne on simple or branched podetia; Cladonia

genus Cladorhyncus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills; Cladorhyncus

genus Cladrastis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. yellowwoods; Cladrastis

genus Clangula

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of ducks; Clangula

genus Clathrus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Clathraceae; Clathrus

genus Claviceps

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fungi parasitic upon the ovaries of various grasses; Claviceps

genus Claytonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes; Claytonia

genus Cleistes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. terrestrial orchids of North and South America having slender fibrous roots; allied to genus Pogonia; Cleistes

genus Clematis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of deciduous or evergreen woody vines or erect herbs

genus Cleome

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs; Cleome

genus Clethra

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type and sole genus of the Clethraceae; deciduous shrubs or small trees: white alder, summer-sweet; Clethra

genus Clethrionomys

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Cricetidae; Clethrionomys

genus Clianthus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of semi-prostrate Australasian shrubs or vines

genus Cliftonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species: titi; Cliftonia

genus Clinopodium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wild basil; Clinopodium

genus Clintonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae

genus Clitocybe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of agarics with white to pale yellow spore deposits and fleshy stalks centrally attached to the cap and closely attached gills; Clitocybe

genus Clitoria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical shrubs or vines having pinnate leaves and large axillary flowers; Clitoria

genus Clostridium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. anaerobic or micro-aerophilic rod-shaped or spindle-shaped saprophytes; nearly cosmopolitan in soil, animal intestines, and dung

genus Clupea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Clupeidae: typical herrings; Clupea

genus Clusia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American aromatic trees or shrubs; often epiphytic; some stranglers

genus Cnemidophorus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. whiptails; Cnemidophorus

genus Cnicus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species: blessed thistle; Cnicus

genus Cnidoscolus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of perennial plant with bristles; belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae; Cnidoscolus

genus Coccothraustes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large finches; Coccothraustes

genus Cocculus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. climbing plants or shrubs; Cocculus

genus Coccus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Coccidae

genus Coccyzus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Cuculidae; Coccyzus

genus Cochlearia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of the family Cruciferae; Cochlearia

genus Cochlearius

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. boatbills; Cochlearius

genus Cocos

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. coconut palms; Cocos

genus Codariocalyx

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. used in some classifications for plants usually included in genus Desmodium; Codariocalyx

genus Codiaeum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with thick and colorful leathery leaves; Malaya and Pacific islands; Codiaeum

genus Coeloglossum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. terrestrial orchids of cooler parts of North America and Europe: satyr orchid; Coeloglossum

genus Coelogyne

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large diverse genus of tropical Asiatic epiphytic orchids

genus Coelophysis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. late Triassic carnivorous saurischian dinosaurs

genus Coereba

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Coerebidae; Coereba

genus Coffea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. coffee trees; Coffea

genus Cola

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts; Cola

genus Colaptes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Picidae; Colaptes

genus Colchicum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chiefly fall-blooming perennial cormous herbs; sometimes placed in family Colchicaceae; Colchicum

genus Coleonyx

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. banded geckos; Coleonyx

genus Coleus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of Old World tropical plants cultivated for their variegated leaves; various plants sometimes placed in genera Plectranthus or Solenostemon

genus Colinus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. New World quail: the bobwhites; Colinus

genus Collinsia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of hardy annual herbs of western United States; Collinsia

genus Collinsonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of perennial erect or spreading aromatic herbs; United States; Collinsonia

genus Collocalia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Apodidae; Collocalia

genus Colobus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Cercopithecidae

genus Colocasia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of perennial tuberous herbs of tropical Asia: taro; Colocasia

genus Coluber

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. racers; Coluber

genus Colubrina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mostly tropical American shrubs or small trees with small yellowish flowers and yellow or red fruits; Colubrina

genus Columba

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Columbidae: typical pigeons; Columba

genus Columnea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical American subshrubs and lianas

genus Colutea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of Eurasian shrubs with yellow flowers and bladdery pods; Colutea

genus Comandra

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of chiefly North American parasitic plants; Comandra

genus Comatula

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. former usage synonymous with Antedon; Comatula

genus Combretum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Combretaceae: tropical and subtropical small shrubs and trees

genus Commelina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Commelinaceae; large genus of herbs of branching or creeping habit: day flower; widow's tears

genus Commiphora

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products; Commiphora

genus Compsognathus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a reptile genus of Theropoda

genus Comptonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one species: sweet fern; Comptonia

genus Condylura

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. star-nosed moles; Condylura

genus Conepatus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Mustelidae; Conepatus

genus Conferva

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of Tribonemaceae; Tribonema; genus Tribonema

genus Conilurus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. jerboa rats; Conilurus

genus Coniogramme

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. terrestrial ferns of Pacific islands and Asia; Coniogramme

genus Conium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of highly toxic biennials: hemlock; Conium

genus Connarus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large genus of tropical trees and shrubs; type genus of the Connaraceae; Connarus

genus Connochaetes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. African antelopes: gnus; Connochaetes

genus Conocarpus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. monotypic genus of tropical American trees: button tree; Conocarpus

genus Conoclinium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mistflower; Conoclinium

genus Conopodium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of dicotyledonous plants of the family Umbelliferae; Conopodium

genus Conospermum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Australian shrubs (some trees) with flowers in dense spikes: smoke bush; Conospermum

genus Conradina

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of low aromatic shrubs of southeastern United States; Conradina

genus Consolida

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plants having flowers resembling the larkspur's but differing from larkspur's in the arrangement of petals; sometimes included in genus Delphinium; Consolida

genus Contopus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pewees; Contopus

genus Conuropsis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Psittacidae; Conuropsis

genus Convallaria

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lily of the valley; Convallaria

genus Convolvulus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of mostly climbing or scrambling herbs and shrubs: bindweed

genus Conyza

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common American weed or wildflower; Conyza

genus Copernicia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. slow-growing tropical fan palms; Copernicia

genus Coprinus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae; Coprinus

genus Coptis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of low perennial herbs having yellow rhizomes and white or yellow flowers; Coptis

genus Coracias

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Coraciidae; Coracias

genus Coragyps

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Cathartidae; Coragyps

genus Corallorhiza

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of leafless root-parasitic orchids having small purplish or yellowish racemose flowers with lobed lips; widely distributed in temperate regions; Corallorhiza

genus Corchorus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. widely distributed genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs; especially Asia; Corchorus

genus Cordaites

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall Paleozoic trees superficially resembling modern screw pines; structurally intermediate in some ways between cycads and conifers; Cordaites

genus Cordia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Boraginaceae; Cordia

genus Cordyline

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Asiatic and Pacific trees or shrubs; fragments of the trunk will regrow to form whole plants; Cordyline

genus Cordylus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Cordylidae; spiny lizards somewhat resembling tiny crocodiles; Cordylus

genus Coregonus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Coregonidae: whitefishes; Coregonus

genus Coreopsis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of American plants widely cultivated for their flowers

genus Coriandrum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of annual Mediterranean herbs; Coriandrum

genus Corixa

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Corixidae: boat bugs; Corixa

genus Cornus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a rosid dicot genus of the family Cornaceae including: dogwood; cornel: perennial chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of temperate regions of northern hemisphere; Cornus

genus Corokia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen shrubs with intricately twisted wiry stems that in summer are smothered in small yellow flowers; grows in New Zealand; Corokia

genus Coronilla

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of Old World shrubs and herbs

genus Corozo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a monocotyledonous genus of tropical American palm trees

genus Cortaderia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall ornamental grasses of South America and New Zealand and New Guinea: pampas grass; Cortaderia

genus Corticium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of fungi having simple smooth sporophores; some are parasitic on wood or economic crops; some species formerly placed in form genus Rhizoctinia; Corticium

genus Cortinarius

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the largest genus in the Agaricales; agarics having rusty spores and prominent cortinae (cobwebby partial veils); Cortinarius

genus Corvus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Corvidae: crows and ravens; Corvus

genus Coryanthes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids; Coryanthes

genus Corydalis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual or perennial herbs of Himalayan China and South Africa; Corydalis
  2. type genus of the Corydalidae; Corydalus; genus Corydalus; Corydalis

genus Corydalus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Corydalidae; Corydalus; Corydalis; genus Corydalis

genus Corylopsis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small genus of deciduous shrubs of temperate regions of Asia; Corylopsis

genus Corylus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deciduous monoecious nut-bearing shrubs of small trees: hazel; sometimes placed in the subfamily or family Corylaceae; Corylus

genus Corynebacterium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the type genus of the family Corynebacteriaceae which is widely distributed in nature; the best known are parasites and pathogens of humans and domestic animals

genus Corypha

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large fan palms of tropical Asia to Australia; Corypha

genus Coryphantha

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mainly globose cacti of southwestern United States and Mexico covered with many nodules; superficially resembling and formerly included in genus Mammillaria

genus Corythosaurus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of duck-billed dinosaurs of late Cretaceous

genus Coscoroba

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of Anatidae

genus Cosmocampus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of fish in the family Syngnathidae; Cosmocampus

genus Cosmos

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of tropical American plants cultivated for their colorful flowers

genus Costia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a genus of flagellate protoctist

genus Cotinga

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Cotingidae: cotingas

genus Cotinus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. smoke trees; Cotinus

genus Cotoneaster

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. genus of deciduous or evergreen Old World shrubs widely cultivated

genus Cottus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Cottidae: sculpins; Cottus

genus Cotula

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cosmopolitan herbs especially southern hemisphere; many used as ground covers; Cotula

genus Coturnix

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Old World quail; Coturnix

genus Coumarouna

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American trees: tonka beans; Coumarouna; Dipteryx; genus Dipteryx

genus Cracticus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the Cracticidae: Australian butcherbirds; Cracticus

genus Crambe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual or perennial herbs with large leaves that resemble the leaves of cabbages; Crambe

genus Crangon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. type genus of the family Crangonidae; Crangon

genus Craspedia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. herbs of Australia and New Zealand; Craspedia

genus Crassostrea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Virginia oysters; Crassostrea

genus Crassula

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n.
  1. type genus of Crassulaceae; herbs and small shrubs having woody stems and succulent aerial parts; Crassula

genus Crataegus

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  1. thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple; Crataegus

genus Crateva

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  1. tropical genus of small trees or shrubs; Crateva

genus Crax

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  1. type genus of the Cracidae: curassows; Crax

genus Crepis

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  1. hawk's-beard; cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere; Crepis

genus Crescentia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches; Crescentia

genus Crex

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  1. corncrakes; Crex

genus Cricetus

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  1. type genus of the Cricetidae: Old World hamsters; Cricetus

genus Crocethia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a genus of Scolopacidae; Crocethia

genus Crocodilus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of the Crocodylidae; Crocodylus; genus Crocodylus; Crocodilus

genus Crocodylus

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n.
  1. type genus of the Crocodylidae; Crocodylus; Crocodilus; genus Crocodilus

genus Crocus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae

genus Crocuta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a genus of Hyaenidae; Crocuta

genus Cronartium

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  1. rust fungi having aecia produced in raised or swollen sori and teliospores borne in waxy columns; Cronartium

genus Crotalaria

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  1. large genus of herbs with simple leaves and racemes of yellow flowers; mainly of tropical Africa

genus Crotalus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. large rattlesnakes; seldom bite unless startled or pursuing prey; Crotalus

genus Crotaphytus

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  1. collared lizards; Crotaphytus

genus Croton

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  1. tropical shrubs and herbs; source of croton oil

genus Crotophaga

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  1. ani; Crotophaga

genus Cryptacanthodes

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  1. a genus of Stichaeidae; Cryptacanthodes

genus Cryptobranchus

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  1. type genus of the Cryptobranchidae; Cryptobranchus

genus Cryptocercus

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  1. cockroaches; Cryptocercus

genus Cryptocoryne

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  1. water trumpet; aquatic herbs having broad leaves and long slender spathes; often used as aquarium plants

genus Cryptogramma

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  1. sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae or Cryptogrammataceae; Cryptogramma

genus Cryptomeria

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  1. Japanese cedar; sugi; Cryptomeria

genus Cryptoprocta

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  1. large primitive cat-like carnivores inhabiting forests of Madagascar; Cryptoprocta

genus Cryptotermes

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  1. genus of dry wood termites; cosmopolitan in distribution; sometimes considered a subgenus of Kalotermes; Cryptotermes

genus Cryptotis

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  1. least shrews; Cryptotis

genus Ctenocephalides

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  1. an arthropod genus of fleas; Ctenocephalides

genus Ctenocephalus

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  1. a former usage synonymous with Ctenocephalides; Ctenocephalus

genus Cuculus

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  1. type genus of the Cuculidae; Cuculus

genus Cucumis

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  1. cucumbers; muskmelons; Cucumis

genus Cucurbita

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  1. type genus of the Cucurbitaceae; Cucurbita

genus Culcita

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  1. includes some plants usually placed in e.g. genus Dicksonia: terrestrial ferns resembling bracken; tropical America; Malaysia to Australia and Polynesia; southwestern Europe and Atlantic islands; Culcita

genus Culex

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  1. type genus of the Culicidae: widespread genus of mosquitoes distinguished by holding the body parallel to the resting surface; Culex

genus Cuminum

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  1. cumin; Cuminum

genus Cuniculus

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  1. pacas; Cuniculus

genus Cuon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. Asiatic wild dog; Cuon; Cyon; genus Cyon

genus Cupressus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of Cupressaceae; Cupressus

genus Curcuma

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  1. tropical Asiatic perennial herbs; Curcuma

genus Cursorius

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  1. coursers; Cursorius

genus Curtisia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a large evergreen tree of South Africa; Curtisia

genus Cuscuta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. genus of twining leafless parasitic herbs lacking chlorophyll: dodder; Cuscuta

genus Cuterebra

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  1. type genus of the Cuterebridae; Cuterebra

genus Cyamopsis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. small genus of annual usually hairy herbs of tropical Africa and Arabia; Cyamopsis

genus Cyamus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. whale lice; Cyamus

genus Cyanocitta

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. New World jays; Cyanocitta

genus Cyathea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of the Cyatheaceae: tree ferns of the tropical rain forest to temperate woodlands; Cyathea

genus Cycas

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of Cycadaceae: genus of widely distributed Old World evergreen tropical trees having pinnate leaves and columnar stems covered with persistent bases of old leaves; Cycas

genus Cyclamen

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. genus of widely cultivated flowering Eurasian herbs with centrally depressed rounded tubers and rounded heart-shaped leaves

genus Cycloloma

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae; Cycloloma

genus Cyclopes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. only the silky anteater; Cyclopes

genus Cyclophorus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. tropical Old World ferns having closely crowded circular sori and no indusia; Cyclophorus

genus Cyclops

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. copepod water fleas

genus Cyclopterus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of the Cyclopteridae: lumpfishes; Cyclopterus

genus Cyclosorus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. small genus of terrestrial ferns of tropical and subtropical southern hemisphere; Cyclosorus

genus Cycnoches

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. genus of epiphytic or terrestrial tropical American orchids; Cycnoches

genus Cydonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. quince; Cydonia

genus Cygnus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a genus of Anatidae; Cygnus

genus Cymbidium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. genus of tropical epiphytic or terrestrial Old World orchids; one of the most popular orchid genera

genus Cynancum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. genus of perennial tropical African lianas

genus Cynara

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. artichoke; cardoon; Cynara

genus Cynips

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of the Cynipidae: gall wasps; Cynips

genus Cynocephalus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of the family Cynocephalidae; Cynocephalus

genus Cynodon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. creeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa; Cynodon

genus Cynoglossum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a large genus of tall rough herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae; Cynoglossum

genus Cynomys

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. prairie dogs; Cynomys

genus Cynopterus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a genus of Megachiroptera; Cynopterus

genus Cynoscion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. sea trout; Cynoscion

genus Cyon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. Asiatic wild dog; Cuon; Cyon; genus Cuon

genus Cyperus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of Cyperaceae; grasslike rhizomatous herbs; cosmopolitan except very cold regions; Cyperus

genus Cyphomandra

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. tree tomato; Cyphomandra

genus Cypraea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of the family Cypraeidae: the typical cowries; Cypraea

genus Cyprinus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of the family Cyprinidae: carp; Cyprinus

genus Cypripedium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. genus of chiefly American perennial leafy-stemmed orchids: lady's slippers; sometimes includes species of genus Paphiopedilum; Cypripedium

genus Cyrilla

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. one species: trees and shrubs having flowers with acute or twisted petals and wingless fruit

genus Cyrtomium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. small genus of tropical Asiatic greenhouse ferns; in some classifications placed in Polypodiaceae; Cyrtomium

genus Cystophora

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. hooded seals; Cystophora

genus Cystopteris

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. chiefly small perennial rock ferns: bladder ferns; in some classifications placed in Polypodiaceae; Cystopteris

genus Cytisus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. large genus of stiff or spiny evergreen or deciduous Old World shrubs: broom; Cytisus

genus Daboecia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a dicotyledonous genus of the family Ericaceae; Daboecia

genus Dacelo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. Australasian kingfishers; Dacelo

genus Dacrycarpus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. evergreen coniferous shrubs or trees of New Zealand to Malaysia and Philippines; Dacrycarpus

genus Dacrydium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. Australasian evergreen trees or shrubs; Dacrydium

genus Dacrymyces

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of the Dacrymycetaceae: fungi with a bifurcate basidium that lacks septa; Dacrymyces

genus Dactylis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species); Dactylis

genus Dactyloctenium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. a monocotyledonous genus of the family Gramineae; Dactyloctenium

genus Dactylopius

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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  1. type genus of the Dactylopiidae; Dactylopius

genus Dactylopterus

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