Definition of Genus Nolina

1. Noun. Perennial plants resembling yucca; found in southern United States and Mexico.

Exact synonyms: Nolina
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Agavaceae, Agave Family, Family Agavaceae, Sisal Family
Member holonyms: Bear Grass, Nolina Microcarpa

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nolina

genus Neurospora
genus Neurotrichus
genus Nicandra
genus Nicotiana
genus Nidularia
genus Nierembergia
genus Nigella
genus Nigroporus
genus Nimravus
genus Nipa
genus Nitella
genus Nitrobacter
genus Nitrosomonas
genus Noctiluca
genus Noctua
genus Nolina (current term)
genus Nomia
genus Nopalea
genus Nostoc
genus Notechis
genus Notemigonus
genus Nothofagus
genus Nothosaurus
genus Notomys
genus Notonecta
genus Notophthalmus
genus Notornis
genus Notoryctus
genus Notropis
genus Nucifraga

Literary usage of Genus Nolina

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray (1889)
"... composed of Dasylirion and Nolina ; and it is gratifying to find that the outlying genus Nolina, founded long ago on a single Georgian species, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"It is, however, probably not of pathological origin. The plant is evidently of the lily family, genus Nolina, possibly species humilis. ..."

3. Botanisches Zentralblatt by Botanischer Verein in München, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1903)
"The genus Nolina Vol. 34. p. 42. With portrait.) Cannon, WA 1903. Notes on the vegetation of Roan Mountain. [Urera magna, from St. Kitts. — Trelease. ..."

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