Definition of Genus Elymus

1. Noun. Tall tufted perennial grasses (such as lyme grass or wild rye).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Elymus

genus Elanoides
genus Elanus
genus Elaphe
genus Elaphurus
genus Electrophorus
genus Eleocharis
genus Elephantopus
genus Elephas
genus Elettaria
genus Eleusine
genus Eleutherodactylus
genus Eliomys
genus Elodea
genus Elops
genus Elsholtzia
genus Elymus (current term)
genus Emberiza
genus Embothrium
genus Emilia
genus Emmanthe
genus Empetrum
genus Encelia
genus Enceliopsis
genus Encephalartos
genus Encyclia
genus Endamoeba
genus Engelmannia
genus Engraulis
genus Enhydra
genus Ensete

Literary usage of Genus Elymus

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"... genus Elymus, upon the single character of the absence of glumes. In this section of the country, however, we find it with n-ell developed glumes, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"... of eliminating all the species of the well- known genus Elymus before considering the unfamiliar ..."

3. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, F. Lamson-Scribner (1904)
"The genus Elymus generally in temperate regions except Australia and South. Africa. Three species, Elymus striatus, E. Canadensis, ..."

4. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"... and was introduced from the West Indies in 1823. Rye. See Secale, Rye Grass. The common name for Lolium perenn«. Rye, Wild. The genus Elymus. ..."

5. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, Carleton Roy Ball, F. Lamson-Scribner, Harry Foster Bain (1901)
"The writer has never met with it on any member of the genus Elymus, although it is extremely common at times on the porcupine grass. ..."

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