Definition of Eriocaulon
1. Noun. Type genus of the Eriocaulaceae: rushlike aquatic or marginal perennials usually found in shallow waters of acid lakes and pools and bogs.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Eriocaulaceae, Family Eriocaulaceae, Pipewort Family
Member holonyms: Eriocaulon Aquaticum, Pipewort
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eriocaulon
Literary usage of Eriocaulon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"Morong, Bull. Torr. Club, 18: 360 (1891). eriocaulon anceps ... eriocaulon villosum Michx Fl. Bor. Am. 2: 166 (1803). ..."
2. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1855)
"... 191 ; Scleria, 149; Carex, 800 (and these do not include the new species known but to, but as yet unpublished by, Dr. Boott) ; eriocaulon, 209 species. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"eriocaulon Parkeri BL Robinson. Parker's Pipewort. Fig. 1141. eriocaulon Parkeri BL Robinson, Rhodora 5: 175. 1903. nerved, ii'-2*' long; scapes rather ..."