Definition of Genus phleum
1. Noun. Grasses native to temperate regions.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Herd's Grass, Phleum Pratense, Timothy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phleum
Literary usage of Genus phleum
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1. A Manual of Farm Grasses by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1921)
"Phleum pratense L. The genus Phleum includes several species of the Old World that are of no importance agriculturally. One species, mountain timothy (P. ..."
2. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"genus phleum. Panicles cylindrical and spike-like : spikelets one-flowered,com- pressed : empty glumes with short stiff point or awn : flowering glume ..."
3. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"The common name of several British plants of the genus Phleum, but applied especially to the Phleum pratense. [See PHLEUM. ..."
4. Agricultural Botany, Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1913)
"genus phleum. Panicles cylindrical and spike-like : spikelets one-flowered, compressed : empty glumes with short stiff point or awn : flowering glume ..."
5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The genus Phleum is distinguished by a panicle so compact as to resemble a close spike, single-flowered Timothy Grass (Phleum spikelets, with two nearly ..."
6. The Forage and Fiber Crops in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1907)
"There are about ten more or less definitely recognized species of the genus Phleum, the most important of which, aside from the species under consideration, ..."