Definition of Genus erianthus

1. Noun. Genus of reedlike grasses having spikes crowded in a panicle covered with long silky hairs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Erianthus

genus Epipactis
genus Epiphyllum
genus Epipremnum
genus Episcia
genus Eptatretus
genus Eptesicus
genus Equetus
genus Equisetum
genus Equus
genus Eragrostis
genus Eranthis
genus Ercilla
genus Erechtites
genus Erethizon
genus Eretmochelys
genus Erianthus
genus Erica
genus Erigeron
genus Erignathus
genus Erinaceus
genus Eriobotrya
genus Eriocaulon
genus Eriodictyon
genus Eriogonum
genus Eriophorum
genus Eriophyllum
genus Eriosoma
genus Erithacus
genus Erodium
genus Erolia

Literary usage of Genus erianthus

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1. Indian Linguistic Families of America, North of Mexico by John Wesley Powell (1891)
"... genus Erianthus, and the inference follows that the stalk of the plant was formerly used for arrow shafts. Red implies that the arrow is always ..."

2. A Manual of the Grasses of New South Wales by Joseph Henry Maiden (1898)
"... from two Greek words signifying resembling a grass of the genus Erianthus. Vernacular name.—" Satin Top," or " Satin-topped Grass " ; " Blue Grass," the ..."

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