Definition of Genus arundo
1. Noun. Any of several coarse tall perennial grasses of most warm areas: reeds.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Arundo Donax, Giant Reed
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arundo
Literary usage of Genus arundo
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1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1892)
"The allied genus Arundo has about seven species, tall canes, one of which, A. donax, is highly esteemed as a useful plant. It belongs naturally to South ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"... the locality, a pit near Port Wadsworth. The preliminary reference to Phragmites is now changed by Mr. Hollick to the tropical genus Arundo. ..."
3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"... and a stem 2 or 3 feet high, terminated by a dense tuft of flowers. The Common Reed was formerly referred to the genus Arundo : it is now placed under ..."
4. An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest Improvements of by William Withering (1830)
"Turning therefore to the genus arundo, we compare it accurately with the Generic description, and find it correspond with it. But as the parts constituting ..."
5. The Grasses of Great Britain by John Edward Sowerby, Charles Johnson (1861)
"These Grasses originally composed a portion of the genus Arundo, from which they were separated by Adanson, chiefly on account of their spikelets being ..."
6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"The preliminary reference to Phragmites is now changed by Mr. Hollick to the tropical genus Arundo. A paper followed by Mr. EO Woolen, " Remarks on some of ..."
7. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1812)
"The want of an Awn, and the woolliness at the base of the blossoms, determines us to call it Arundo. Turning therefore to the genus arundo, we compare it ..."