Definition of Genus Lemna

1. Noun. Minute aquatic herbs floating on or below the water surface of still water consisting of a leaflike frond or plant body and single root.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lemna

genus Laurus
genus Lavandula
genus Lavatera
genus Layia
genus Lebistes
genus Lecanopteris
genus Lecanora
genus Leccinum
genus Ledum
genus Leiopelma
genus Leiophyllum
genus Leipoa
genus Leishmania
genus Leitneria
genus Lemaireocereus
genus Lemna (current term)
genus Lemur
genus Lens
genus Lentinus
genus Leonotis
genus Leontideus
genus Leontocebus
genus Leontodon
genus Leontopodium
genus Leonurus
genus Lepas
genus Lepechinia
genus Lepidium
genus Lepidobotrys
genus Lepidochelys

Literary usage of Genus Lemna

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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The Common names of the curious floating aquatics, which form the genus Lemna. DUCTS. Tubular vessels marked by transverse lines or dots: apparently hi some ..."

2. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1826)
"The singular genus Lemna, whose species are most rarely to be seen in flower in any part of the kingdom, and indeed were very long a desideratum in the ..."

3. Botanical names for English readers by Randal Hibbert Alcock (1876)
"Wolffia is a separation or split from the genus Lemna. WOODS'IA. Named in compliment to Joseph Woods, Esq., author of a ' Monograph of the British Roses,' ..."

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