Definition of Genus Xerophyllum

1. Noun. Small genus of North American herbs having grasslike basal leaves: squaw grass; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae.

Exact synonyms: Xerophyllum
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Bear Grass, Squaw Grass, Xerophyllum Tenax



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Xerophyllum

genus Wolffiella
genus Woodsia
genus Woodwardia
genus Wyethia
genus Wynnea
genus Xanthium
genus Xanthomonas
genus Xanthorroea
genus Xanthosoma
genus Xenicus
genus Xenopus
genus Xenorhyncus
genus Xenosaurus
genus Xeranthemum
genus Xerobates
genus Xerophyllum (current term)
genus Xiphias
genus Xylaria
genus Xylocopa
genus Xylomelum
genus Xylopia
genus Xylosma
genus Xyphophorus
genus Xyris
genus Yucca
genus Zaglossus
genus Zalophus
genus Zamia
genus Zannichellia
genus Zantedeschia

Literary usage of Genus Xerophyllum

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1. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"I would invite others to an examination of this plant as a remedial agent, as well as the allied genus Xerophyllum and others. ITCH-WEED; INDIAN POKE; ..."

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