Definition of Genus pontederia

1. Noun. Pickerelweed.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pontederia

genus Polyodon
genus Polypedates
genus Polypodium
genus Polyporus
genus Polyprion
genus Polystichum
genus Pomacanthus
genus Pomacentrus
genus Pomaderris
genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus
genus Pomoxis
genus Poncirus
genus Pongamia
genus Pongo
genus Pontederia
genus Pooecetes
genus Popillia
genus Populus
genus Porcellio
genus Poronotus
genus Porphyra
genus Porphyrio
genus Porphyrula
genus Portulaca
genus Portunus
genus Porzana
genus Potamogale
genus Potamogeton
genus Potamophis

Literary usage of Genus pontederia

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"... the pickerel weed, in the allied genus Pontederia, the ovary of which by abortion is pne^celled, and each cell one-ovuled, while Eichhornia is ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The true Hyacinths belong in an allied order ; the Pickerel-weed, in the allied genus Pontederia, the ovary of which by abortion is 1-celled, and each cell ..."

3. The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species by Charles Darwin (1897)
"... for its fertilisation, and not on the wind ; so that it is a rather surprising fact that only one genus, Pontederia, has a plainly irregular corolla. ..."

4. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... several species in North America); the pickerel-weed family (Pontederiaceae), including the genus Pontederia in borders of ponds and streams. 1196. ..."

5. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... several species in North America); the pickerel-weed family (Pontederiaceae), including the genus Pontederia in borders of ponds and streams. 1196. ..."

6. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1901)
"The genus Pontederia is represented in all its forms from the very young stage to late fruiting. Dewey, Chester. ..."

7. Annals of Botany by Carl Dietrich Eberhard K├Ânig, John Sims (1806)
"... the whole genus Pontederia ; but, generally speaking, this colour, as well as the red, is, but rarely met with in aquatic plants. ..."

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