Definition of Genus hordeum
1. Noun. Annual to perennial grasses of temperate northern hemisphere and South America: barley.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Barley
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hordeum
Literary usage of Genus hordeum
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1. Genes in the Field: On-Farm Conservation of Crop Diversity by Stephen B. Brush (2000)
"The genus Hordeum is a distinct genus in the tribe, well distinguished by ... 1981), the barley genus, Hordeum, is a relatively small genus with about 28 ..."
2. Transactions of the Academy of Science of Saint Louis by Academy of Science of St. Louis (1860)
"The underlying cells are thick-walled as in the genus Hordeum. The pericarp consists of thick-walled tangentially elongated cells with a very small ..."
3. Agricultural Botany, Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1913)
"CULTIVATED BARLEYS (genus hordeum). 1. Characters of the Genus. — The inflorescences or 'ears' are spike-like and consist of many groups of three ..."
4. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"genus hordeum. Inflorescence a spike : spikelets one-flowered arranged three together at each notch of the rachis and alternately on opposite sides of the ..."
5. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, F. Lamson-Scribner (1904)
"The genus Hordeum occurs in Asia, Europe, North Africa, North and South America. The 77. nodosum found in northeastern Iowa is widely distributed in the ..."
6. Notes on the Natural History of the Strait of Magellan and West Coast of by Robert Oliver Cunningham (1871)
"quently found was due to the presence of a grass of the genus Hordeum; in other words, a species of wild barley. On our way back to the boats a couple of ..."