Definition of Genus cortaderia
1. Noun. Tall ornamental grasses of South America and New Zealand and New Guinea: pampas grass.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Cortaderia Selloana, Pampas Grass
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Literary usage of Genus cortaderia
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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... and is now considered to be ihe only species in that genus, the Pampas Grass having been removed in 1897 to the new genus Cortaderia. ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Stapf, in a monograph of this genus, published in the Gardener's Chronicle for 1897, separates the genus, placing the pampas grass in the genus Cortaderia, ..."