Definition of Sagittaria
1. Noun. Genus of aquatic herbs of temperate and tropical regions having sagittate or hastate leaves and white scapose flowers.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Alismataceae, Family Alismataceae, Water-plantain Family
Specialized synonyms: Common Arrowhead
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sagittaria
Literary usage of Sagittaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1902)
"NOTE ON THE IDENTIFICATION OF LA sagittaria OF QUIROS. ... La sagittaria has been generally supposed to be Tahiti, but I think that this is a mistake. ..."
2. List of Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta Growing Without Cultivation in by Botanical Club (1894)
"sagittaria variabilis var. angustifolia Engelm. in A. Gray, Man. Ed. 5, 493 (1867). ... sagittaria pus.illa Nutt. Gen. 2: 213 (1818). sagittaria natans ..."
3. Lawns and Gardens: How to Plant and Beautify the Home Lot, the Pleasure by Nils Jönsson-Rose (1897)
"Arrow-Head, sagittaria sagittifolia.—A handsome plant for shallow water, ... ARROW-HEAD ^ . . Leaves rounded, bright green, floating. (sagittaria ..."
4. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"... sagittaria, Limnocharis, Stratiotes. But he diners from Janczewski with regard to Allium, Acorus, and Alisma, since he does not allow the presence of a ..."
5. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1900)
"... sagittaria variabilis can be recommended. Material is abundant, sections are easily cut, and it is not difficult to get a complete series. ..."