Definition of Alismas
1. alisma [n] - See also: alisma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alismas
Literary usage of Alismas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1883)
"As a rule, indeed, it may be said that freshwater plants and animals tend to preserve for us very ancient types indeed; and all the alismas are marsh or ..."
2. Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection, with Some of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1891)
"... alismas, and plant.igo, with grasses and sedges, derive protection from the deep and brilliant pools ; and though at first sight the ' monte ' doubtless ..."
3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1900)
"... and the alismas, we might be tolerably sure,— from the double appearance, in youth and in old age, — that the lanceolate form represents a return to ..."
4. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... and alismas. Whilst the beach was thus being bedecked with pretty but transitory flowers, the more permanent vegetation of its sandy or stony outer ..."
5. An Introduction to Systematic and Physiological Botany by Thomas Nuttall (1827)
"The alismas are aquatic plants, with nerved, ovate, or partly heart-shaped leaves, bearing perfect small flowers, in a very compound ternately ..."