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.

Exact synonyms: Genus Eriocaulon
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

Erik von Willebrand
Erika
Eriksonian
Erimanthos
Erin
Erin go bragh
Erinaceidae
Erinaceus
Erinaceus europaeus
Erinaceus europeaeus
Erinyes
Erinys
Eriobotrya
Eriobotrya japonica
Eriocaulaceae
Eriocaulon
Eriocaulon aquaticum
Eriodictyon californicum
Eriogonum allenii
Eriophorum
Eriophorum angustifolium
Eriophyllum
Eriophyllum lanatum
Eriophyllum wallacei
Eriosoma
Eriosoma lanigerum
Eris
Erithacus
Erithacus rubecola
Erithacus svecicus

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"... 191 ; Scleria, 149; Carex, 800 (and these do not include the new species known but to, but as yet unpublished by, Dr.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 ..."

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