Definition of Genus Lycopodium
1. Noun. Type and sole genus of the Lycopodiaceae; erect or creeping evergreen plants often used for Christmas decorations.
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
Group relationships: Clubmoss Family, Family Lycopodiaceae, Lycopodiaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lycopodium
Literary usage of Genus Lycopodium
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1. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"These remarks upon the curiously divergent development of the prothallus in the genus Lycopodium are a necessary preliminary to the study of the embryogeny ..."
2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"1909. , Studies in the New Zealand species of the genus Lycopodium. Part I. Trans. New Zealand Inst. 48:253-303. pis. 17, iS.figs. 102. ..."
3. Botany for High Schools and Colleges by Charles Edwin Bessey (1880)
"... seventy,of which about fifty belong to the genus Lycopodium. The spores of Lycopodium ... In the Carboniferous the genus Lycopodium first appeared. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1908)
"IT is a remarkable fact that in spite of the primitive features which appear to be preserved in the existing genus Lycopodium, there is little or no ..."
5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"With regard to the small species of Lepidodendron, it is more probable that they belonged to the genus Lycopodium; but there is nothing remarkable in their ..."
6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"genus Lycopodium : A Criticism,' in the absence of the author, ... This was a review and criticism of the treatment of the genus Lycopodium by Pritzel in ..."
7. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1837)
"With regard to the small species of Lepidodendron, it is more probable that timey belonged to the genus Lycopodium ; but there is ..."