Definition of Eriophorum
1. Noun. Cotton grass.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Cyperaceae, Family Cyperaceae, Sedge Family
Member holonyms: Cotton Grass, Cotton Rush
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eriophorum
Literary usage of Eriophorum
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). (1901)
"Some of the areas mapped as eriophorum bogs appear to differ considerably ... Some of such eriophorum bogs appear to have been covered with a much greater ..."
2. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1790)
"eriophorum gracile. Roth in Sims and Kon. Ann. of Bot. v. 1. 150. ... This new eriophorum flowers late in July, and has long, very slender, perennial roota. ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1872)
"... found in so many different fields that there is no present fear of ite becoming extinct. On eriophorum ..."
4. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... and returned to Calcutta, where he died. He was one of the most distinguished students of physical science in BUJI BABBAR. HIND. eriophorum comosum. ..."