Sentence Examples


  • Of four genera which Hooker singles out as the largest in Sikkim, in China Corydalis has 76 species, Saxifraga 58, Pedicularis 129, and Primula 77.
  • Upon the exposed mountain slopes a species of rhubarb (Rheum Ribes) is noticeable.
  • Some American genera (Corydalis) which belong to this family are gigantic among insects and their males possess enormous mandibles.
  • In America there are two genera, Corydalis and Chauliodes, which are remarkable for their relatively gigantic size and for the immense length and sabre-like shape of the mandibles.
  • Thus in Dicentra and Corydalis there are six stamens in two bundles; the central one of each bundle alone is perfect, the lateral ones have each only half an anther, and are really stipules formed from the staminal leaf.