Definition of Genus bromus
1. Noun. A genus of grasses of the family Gramineae.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Brome, Bromegrass
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bromus
Literary usage of Genus bromus
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1. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1891)
"A STUDY OP THE LEAP ANATOMY OP SOME SPECIES OP THE genus bromus. EMMA SIRRINE. The species of genus Bromus are sometimes difficult to differentiate; hence, ..."
2. The Forage and Fiber Crops in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1907)
"This species is called smooth or awnless brome grass because it is distinguished from other forms of the genus Bromus by the absence of the awn on the ..."
3. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, F. Lamson-Scribner (1904)
"... occurring in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. It is common throughout northern United States, south to Arkansas and Tennessee. The genus Bromus is ..."
4. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"The summer (uredo) spores of brown rust were sown upon seed lings of all available species of grasses belonging to the genus Bromus. ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The closely allied genus Bromus (brome grass) is also widely distributed but most abundant in the north temperate zone; B, erectus is a useful forage grass ..."
6. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1858)
"... common names of several species of the genus bromus, belonging to the natural order graminea, or grasses, ..."