Definition of Genus burmannia
1. Noun. Type genus of the Burmanniaceae; slender herbs of warm regions with leaves resembling scales and flowers with a three-angled or three-winged perianth.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Burmanniaceae, Family Burmanniaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Burmannia
Literary usage of Genus burmannia
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1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"The genus Burmannia, on which this order has been founded, is variously assigned by different botaniste. ..."
2. South Australia: Its History, Resources, and Productions by William Harcus (1876)
"Indigenous in Australia, 1 Genus. Burmannia disticha, Lin. South Australia, 1 Genus. Infra-Tropical. ..."
3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1855)
"... with their leaves reduced to similarly coloured scales, although two of them belong to the genus Burmannia, in which the generality of species, ..."
4. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1834)
"... and which may perhaps eventually include the genus Burmannia, though of this I am so far doubtful as to leave it out of the prescription of the group. ..."