Chelone, a genus of four species of perennial herbaceous plants which can be native to eastern united states.
A genus of hardy perennial flowering plants, for the order Scrophulariaceæ, locals of the united states; -- labeled as additionally snakehead, turtlehead, shellflower, etc.
A genus of turtles; the green turtles, eg (Chelone midas, together with hawk′ s-bill or tortoise-shell turtle, Chelone imbricata. Additionally written Chelonia. See cut under Chelonidœ.
In botany, a tiny genus of scrophulariaceous perennial flowers, when the corolla is filled, arched, and almost sealed, in order to look like the head of a tortoise, whence title: pertaining to Pentstemon.