Definition of Genus sisyrinchium

1. Noun. Chiefly North American grasslike herbs.

Exact synonyms: Sisyrinchium
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Iridaceae, Iridaceae, Iris Family
Member holonyms: Blue-eyed Grass



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sisyrinchium

genus Sillago
genus Silphium
genus Silurus
genus Silvia
genus Silybum
genus Simarouba
genus Simulium
genus Sinanthropus
genus Sinapis
genus Sinningia
genus Sinornis
genus Siren
genus Sison
genus Sistrurus
genus Sisymbrium
genus Sisyrinchium
genus Sitophylus
genus Sitotroga
genus Sitta
genus Sium
genus Sivapithecus
genus Sloanea
genus Smilax
genus Smiledon
genus Smyrnium
genus Sobralia
genus Solandra
genus Solanopteris
genus Solanum
genus Solea

Literary usage of Genus sisyrinchium

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1. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray (1889)
"... but this did not debar Linnaeus from the subsequent application of the name to a new genus. Sisyrinchium of Tournefort being included in Iris, ..."

2. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"The genus Sisyrinchium. Russe'lia. Named in honor of Dr. Alexander Runnel, author of a Natural History of Aleppo. Nat. ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... of the genus Sisyrinchium, and those Composites whose capitula are furnished with ligulate florets (Crépis, Hieracium, ..."

4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1842)
"... though closely allied to the genus Sisyrinchium. The flowers are not very showy, but when examined, ..."

5. Botanisches Zentralblatt: Referierendes Organ für das Gesamtgebiet der Botanik by Botanischer Verein in München, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1901)
"Verf. fasst in vorliegender Publikation das genus sisyrinchium in engerem Sinne, indem er es auf die blaublütigen Arten, die „blue-eyed grasses" beschränkt; ..."

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