Definition of Genus Myriophyllum
1. Noun. Chiefly monoecious and usually aquatic herbs (as the milfoils).
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Haloragaceae, Family Haloragidaceae, Haloragaceae, Haloragidaceae, Water-milfoil Family
Member holonyms: Water Milfoil
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Myriophyllum
Literary usage of Genus Myriophyllum
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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... one of various water-plants with finely dissected leaves, chiefly of the genus Myriophyllum. The hooded water-milfoil is the bladderwort, ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"In the case of the genus Myriophyllum in which the drawings have less of sharpness and more of the character of sketches, the species, which everyone has ..."
3. British Phaenogamous Botany, Or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of ...by W. (William) Baxter by W. (William) Baxter (1840)
"... intermediate ones often with both. Petals greenish. Anthers yellow. Perennial.—Flowers in July and August. Another species of this genus, Myriophyllum ..."