Definition of Leiophyllum

1. Noun. One species: sand myrtle.

Exact synonyms: Genus Leiophyllum
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Member holonyms: Leiophyllum Buxifolium, Sand Myrtle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leiophyllum

Leiden
Leiden jar
Leidenfrost effect
Leidig cell
Leidy
Leigh
Leigh's disease
Leigh Hunt
Leighton
Leila
Leilani
Leiner's disease
Leinster
Leiopelma
Leiopelmatidae
Leiophyllum (current term)
Leiophyllum buxifolium
Leipoa ocellata
Leipzig
Leipzig yellow
Leishman's chrome cells
Leishman's stain
Leishman-Donovan body
Leishman stain
Leishmania aethiopica
Leishmania braziliensis braziliensis
Leishmania braziliensis guyanensis
Leishmania braziliensis panamensis
Leishmania donovani archibaldi
Leishmania donovani chagasi

Literary usage of Leiophyllum

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1. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1843)
"... being clothed with lichens and mosses, and with a dense mat of the mountain Leiophyllum, a stunted and much branched shrub (five to ten inches high), ..."

2. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray, Charles Sprague Sargent (1889)
"... being clothed with lichens and mosses, and with a dense mat of the mountain Leiophyllum, a stunted and much branched shrub (five to ten inches high), ..."

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