Definition of Genus Poa

1. Noun. Chiefly perennial grasses of cool temperate regions.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Poa

genus Plesianthropus
genus Plesiosaurus
genus Plethodon
genus Pleurobrachia
genus Pleuronectes
genus Pleurosorus
genus Pleurothallis
genus Pleurotus
genus Plicatoperipatus
genus Ploceus
genus Plumbago
genus Plumeria
genus Pluteus
genus Pluvialis
genus Pluvianus
genus Poa (current term)
genus Podalyria
genus Podargus
genus Podiceps
genus Podilymbus
genus Podocarpus
genus Podophyllum
genus Poecilocapsus
genus Poecilogale
genus Poephila
genus Pogonia
genus Pogostemon
genus Polanisia
genus Polemonium
genus Polianthes

Literary usage of Genus Poa

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

1. A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia by Stephen Elliott (1821)
"Grows in cultivated lands. Very common. Perhaps originally imported. Appears to connect the genus Poa to the Briz.a._ Flowers June—November. Common Briza. ..."

2. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"The genus Poa lias its glumes rather unequal; the outer palea with У or 5 nerves, membranous below, scarious at the tip, compressed, keeled, ..."

3. The Supplement to the Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of by George Long, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (1846)
"The genus Poa has its glumes the outer palea with 3 or 5 nerves, membranous to render them fodder for various animals. \ «pecios o : of British plants, ..."

4. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1844)
"In the Edinburgh Catalogue, further subdivisions of the old genus Poa were adopted, and this plant was associated with other species of Poa or Glyceria ..."

5. Annual Report (1890)
"The genus Poa is one of the largest genera of grasses, the most conservative authorities making out at least from 80 to 100 species. ..."

6. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"The section Eragrostis of the genus Poa contains numerous specie' in the hotter parts of the globe. ..."

7. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"... belong to the genus Poa, for which some early writers used 'the English equivalent poe, now practically obsolete. All of the cultivated poas are much ..."

8. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"Therefore it belongs to tho genus Poa. Then we turn to genus 40, and determine the species, thus :— 1. As to the "branches of ihe panicle" they are "about m ..."

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