Definition of Genus alopecurus
1. Noun. Annual or perennial grasses including decorative and meadow species as well as notorious agricultural weeds.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Alopecurus Pratensis, Meadow Foxtail
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Alopecurus
Literary usage of Genus alopecurus
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1. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"It is a useless weed introduced by 'seeds ' used for the adulteration of those of sweet vernal-grass (see p. 673). genus alopecurus. ..."
2. Agricultural Botany, Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1913)
"genus alopecurus. c. Panicles cylindrical and spike-like, spikelets one-flowered, compressed, flower protogynous ; empty glumes without awns, fringed with ..."
3. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1881)
"... species of the genus Alopecurus, and others those of the genus Trifolium, but these assertions are not published on "authority sufficiently reliable. ..."
4. Outlines of the First Course of Yale Agricultural Lectures by John Addison Porter (1860)
"There are five varieties of the genus (Alopecurus), viz. : A. pratensis, A. agrostis, A. geniculatus, ..."
5. An illustrated natural history of British moths by Edward Newman (1869)
"Some authors have asserted that it spares the specics of the genus Alopecurus, and others those of the genus ..."