Definition of Genus eleocharis
1. Noun. Sedges having dense spikes of flowers and leaves reduced to basal sheaths.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Cyperaceae, Family Cyperaceae, Sedge Family
Member holonyms: Spike Rush
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Eleocharis
Literary usage of Genus eleocharis
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1905)
"... and describe as forming a new genus that group of plants now known as the genus Eleocharis, commonly believed to have been first segregated from the old ..."
2. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New-York by N.Y. Lyceum of Natural History (New York, New York Academy of Sciences (1836)
"... reticulatus of Lamarck, and as the genus Eleocharis may possibly be hereafter restored to Scirpus, I have not retained the specific name of Dr. Ingalls. ..."
3. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"This species is common and widely distributed from Luzon to Mindanao. Family CYPERACEAE Genus ELEOCHARIS ELEOCHARIS DULCIS (Burm. f.) Trin. (Fig. 8). ..."
4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1890)
"FL STEWART (Title) 283 On the genus Eleocharis in America. By NL BRITTON (Title) . . . 284 On the tropical distribution of certain sedges. ..."
5. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1896)
"The genus eleocharis, etc. No. 23. The American Species of the Genus Anemone, etc. No. 34. The North American Species of Lespedeza. Cosson et Germain. ..."