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.

Exact synonyms: Burmannia
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Burmanniaceae, Family Burmanniaceae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Burmannia

genus Bubalus
genus Bubo
genus Bubulcus
genus Bucephala
genus Buceros
genus Buchloe
genus Buckleya
genus Buddleia
genus Budorcas
genus Bufo
genus Bulnesia
genus Bumelia
genus Bungarus
genus Buphthalmum
genus Burhinus
genus Burmannia
genus Burmeisteria
genus Bursera
genus Butea
genus Buteo
genus Buxus
genus Cabomba
genus Cacajao
genus Cacalia
genus Cacatua
genus Cacicus
genus Cadra
genus Caenolestes
genus Caesalpinia

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. ..."

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