Definition of Genus Pilularia

1. Noun. Pillworts.

Exact synonyms: Pilularia
Group relationships: Family Marsileaceae, Marsileaceae
Member holonyms: Pillwort, Pilularia Globulifera
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pilularia

genus Physostigma
genus Phytelephas
genus Phytolacca
genus Phytophthora
genus Pica
genus Picea
genus Pickeringia
genus Picoides
genus Picrasma
genus Picris
genus Picumnus
genus Picus
genus Pieris
genus Pilea
genus Pilosella
genus Pilularia (current term)
genus Pimenta
genus Pimpinella
genus Pinckneya
genus Pinctada
genus Pineus
genus Pinguicula
genus Pinguinus
genus Pinicola
genus Pinnotheres
genus Pinus
genus Pipa
genus Piper
genus Pipile
genus Pipilo

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 ..."

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