Definition of Genus phragmites
1. Noun. Reeds of marshes and riversides in tropical or temperate regions.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Carrizo, Common Reed, Ditch Reed, Phragmites Communis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phragmites
Literary usage of Genus phragmites
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1. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"... Family PO'ACE/E Genus PHRAGMITES Trinius Phragmites sp. Striated stem fragments and broken leaves are not uncommon in the tuffs at ..."
2. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"... the common reed, now forms the genus Phragmites ; it was, however, called Arundo by the Romans equally with the Donax. AS, adv. [add. ..."
3. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1919)
"Occurrence: Tuscaloosa formation, roadside southwest of Northport, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Collection: US National Museum. Genus PHRAGMITES ..."