Definition of Genus eriocaulon
1. Noun. Type genus of the Eriocaulaceae: rushlike aquatic or marginal perennials usually found in shallow waters of acid lakes and pools and bogs.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Eriocaulaceae, Family Eriocaulaceae, Pipewort Family
Member holonyms: Eriocaulon Aquaticum, Pipewort
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Eriocaulon
Literary usage of Genus eriocaulon
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1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1800)
"... valves are not keeled as in Lepidium, only concave ; neither is the pouch notched as in that genus. ERIOCAULON ..."