Definition of Genus alisma
1. Noun. Small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plants.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Alismataceae, Family Alismataceae, Water-plantain Family
Member holonyms: Alisma Plantago-aquatica, Water Plantain
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Alisma
Literary usage of Genus alisma
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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"GEORGE RUSSELL SHAW, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Mass. THE genus alisma IN NORTH DAKOTA (WITH ONE FIGURE) As the basis for this investigation I have ..."
2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1903)
"... the genus Alisma is confined to its more typical species. The marked difference in the fruit will be readily apparent if the reader will examine figures ..."
3. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"2 genera, 2 species : genus alisma (Water Plantain). A. plantago, var. Americana. Medical properties : Leaves—vesicant, diuretic, ..."
4. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1911)
"... proposed for forms with a distinctly stated relationship to the modern genus Alisma. A considerable number of fossil species from a large number of ..."
5. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany by Amos Arthur Heller (1907)
"... is changed to A. arcuatum lanceolatum (vide J. L,unell, The genus alisma in North Dakota, in Botanical Gazette, 43: 213. 1907). ..."
6. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach (1912)
"Water-molds. See FUNGI. Water-ouzel. See OUZEL. Water-plane. See WATERS, UNDERGROUND. Water-plantain, an aquatic or marsh herb of the genus Alisma, ..."