Definition of Genus andropogon
1. Noun. Tall annual or perennial grasses with spikelike racemes; warm regions.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Broom Grass
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Andropogon
Literary usage of Genus andropogon
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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1887)
"... Mai, 1887, Report of Committee on the Centennial Exhibition, Proc. APA xxiv., 769. BOTANICAL ORIGIN. Of the genus Andropogon 66 species were known by ..."
2. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus andropogon,* Linn. Steudel, Syn. Gram., pp. 363- 399. A very large genus, including about 500 described species, but probably many of these might be ..."
3. Natal Plants: Descriptions and Figures of Natal Indigenous Plants, with by John Medley Wood, Maurice Smethurst Evans (1904)
"The genus Andropogon includes many species, chiefly inhabiting tropical and subtropical regions. According to the Genera Plantarum, Vol. ..."
4. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1890)
"... one, the genus Andropogon, is noted for the aromatic properties of many of its species. This genus, which derives its name from the woolly covering of ..."
5. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, F. Lamson-Scribner (1904)
"The genus Andropogon occurs in warmer regions of North America, Asia and temperate Europe. The latter with eight or nine species. ..."