Definition of Genus naias

1. Noun. Sole genus of the family Naiadaceae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Najas, Naias, Najas
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Naiadaceae, Family Najadaceae, Naiad Family, Naiadaceae, Najadaceae
Member holonyms: Naiad, Water Nymph



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Naias

genus Myrmecophaga
genus Myrmeleon
genus Myroxylon
genus Myrrhis
genus Myrsine
genus Myrtillocactus
genus Myrtus
genus Mysis
genus Mytilus
genus Myxine
genus Myxinikela
genus Myxocephalus
genus Nabalus
genus Naemorhedus
genus Nageia
genus Naias
genus Naja
genus Najas
genus Nanomia
genus Napaea
genus Narcissus
genus Narthecium
genus Nasalis
genus Nasturtium
genus Nasua
genus Natrix
genus Nauclea
genus Naucrates
genus Nautilus
genus Necturus

Literary usage of Genus naias

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1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1897)
"The most important contribution to our knowledge of the genus Naias we owe to the admirable monograph of the genus by Magnus (1870). ..."

2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... named after one genus, Naias. The largest genus is Potamogeton, the species of which are known as pondweeds. Ruppia occidentalis occurs in saline ponds ..."

3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... named after one genus, Naias. The largest genus is Potamogeton, the species of which are known as pondweeds. Ruppia occidentalis occurs in saline ponds ..."

4. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Invertebrate by Richard Owen (1855)
"The young of the genus Naias have been observed to anchor themselves, after exclusion from the parent, by a byssus, which is usually wanting in the large ..."

5. Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical by Victoria Institute (Great Britain) (1907)
"Although the family type represented in the aquatic genus Naias must be very ancient, it can scarcely be said to have advanced beyond the first stage of ..."

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