Definition of Clathrus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Clathraceae.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Clathraceae, Family Clathraceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clathrus
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Literary usage of Clathrus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"... obtain The investigations of botanists on this subject have not gone further; the fructification of the genus clathrus is still more imperfectly known. ..."
2. Synopsis of the British Basidiomycetes: A Descriptive Catalogue of the by Worthington George Smith (1908)
"clathrus Mich. (From the latticed receptacle; ... G, gleba ; GE, gelatinous stratum of volva ; RE, receptacle. Fig. 125.—clathrus cancellatus ..."
3. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1901)
"Latticed clathrus clathrus cancellatus Receptacle not stalked. The bars of the lattice-work are oblique and transversely wrinkled. ..."
4. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1845)
"In the larger the network resembles closely that of clathrus cancellatus; in the smaller specimens it is confined to the apex, but specimens occur in which ..."
5. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"The sporophore in genera like clathrus (Fig. 98) takes the form of a hollow sphere, or of a basket-like lattice, while in other ..."
6. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1902)
"He took it to. be a columnar clathrus — a tropical fungus which would not be ... I presume this must be a clathrus, but it was simply columnar without any ..."