Definition of Genus Xanthium

1. Noun. Coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Xanthium

genus Volvox
genus Vorticella
genus Vulpes
genus Vultur
genus Weigela
genus Welwitchia
genus Welwitschia
genus Wintera
genus Wisteria
genus Wolffia
genus Wolffiella
genus Woodsia
genus Woodwardia
genus Wyethia
genus Wynnea
genus Xanthium (current term)
genus Xanthomonas
genus Xanthorroea
genus Xanthosoma
genus Xenicus
genus Xenopus
genus Xenorhyncus
genus Xenosaurus
genus Xeranthemum
genus Xerobates
genus Xerophyllum
genus Xiphias
genus Xylaria
genus Xylocopa
genus Xylomelum

Literary usage of Genus Xanthium

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1906)
"Outside the genus Xanthium there are no seeds which behave in a similar manner, so far as can be ascertained, and no fruits of like structure. ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"Outside the genus Xanthium there are no seeds which behave in a similar manner, so far as can be ascertained, and no fruits of like structure. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"Such combinations always yield the form arachnoidea. On Physiological Isolation in Types of the genus Xanthium: CHARLES A. ..."

4. The English Cyclopaediaby Charles Knight by Charles Knight (1867)
"The genus Xanthium has monoecious flowers; the male flowers have a many-leaved involucrum, tubular petals, ..."

5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"The genus Xanthium has monoecious flowers ; the male flowers have a many-leaved involucrum, tubular petals, ..."

6. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia by American Entomological Society, Entomological Society of Philadelphia (1867)
"Inconsistently enough, the botanical genus Xanthium, which is derived from the very same Greek root, is always spelt with an X and never with a Z. •)- The ..."

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