Definition of Genus Pilularia
1. Noun. Pillworts.
Group relationships: Family Marsileaceae, Marsileaceae
Member holonyms: Pillwort, Pilularia Globulifera
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pilularia
Literary usage of Genus Pilularia
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1. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston, William Jardine (1837)
"Sir WJ Hooker gives the following definition of the genus Pilularia: " Involucres solitary, nearly sessile, globose, coriaceous, four-celled ; each cell ..."
2. The evolution of plant life, lower forms by George Massee (1891)
"genus, Pilularia, is not uncommon in Britain. The name is derived from the fact that the sexual reproductive organs are produced near the root or the base ..."
3. The Fossil Flora of Great Britain: Or, Figures and Descriptions of the by John Lindley, William Hutton (1837)
"... has probably been the stem or radical shoots of a Plant very analogous to, if not quite identical with the existing genus Pilularia, which has round ..."