Definition of Erianthus

1. Noun. Genus of reedlike grasses having spikes crowded in a panicle covered with long silky hairs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erianthus

Eresh-kigal
Ereshkigal
Ereshkigel
Erethizon
Erethizon dorsatum
Erethizontidae
Eretmochelys
Eretmochelys imbricata
Erevan
Erewan
Erewhon
Erewhonian
Erewhonians
Erfurt
Ergotrate Maleate
Erianthus
Erianthus ravennae
Eric
Eric Arthur Blair
Eric Blair
Erica
Erica Jong
Erica arborea
Erica carnea
Erica cinerea
Erica lusitanica
Erica perspicua
Erica tetralix
Erica vagans
Ericaceae

Literary usage of Erianthus

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... erianthus their foliage. Probably many of them belong in other genera. —E. aloo-marginatum. Lvs. broadly margined with white and irregularly suffused ..."

2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von ( Mueller (1884)
"... are so fond as to eat it closely down, and thus cause it to die out (Bailey). Readily raised by re-dissemination. erianthus Japonicus, Beauvois. Japan. ..."

3. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, F. Lamson-Scribner (1904)
"erianthus. Michx. Flor. Bor. Am. 1: 54. 1803. Hackel in Engler & Prantl Nat. ... erianthus compactus, Nash. Densely' flowered Plame Gnu*, —a, A spikelet; ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"erianthus contortus Ell. Spiral-awned Beard-grass. Fig. 259. erianthus ... and Maryland to Florida and Texas. Sept.-Oct. 3. erianthus ..."

5. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"erianthus Michx. Fl. Bor. Am. i: 54 (1803). 235. erianthus alopecuroides (L.) Ell. Bot. ... erianthus contortus Eil. Bot. SC & Ga. i : 40 (1816). ..."

6. Bulletin by Iowa Geological Survey, University of Texas Mineral Survey (1904)
"South Africa, eastern Asia and Japan. One species, Miscanthus Japonicus occasionally cultivated under the name of Eulalia Japonica. 2. erianthus. erianthus. ..."

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