Definition of Genus callitriche
1. Noun. Water starworts.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Callitrichaceae, Family Callitrichaceae
Member holonyms: Water Starwort
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Callitriche
Literary usage of Genus callitriche
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1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"In the genus Callitriche the flowers are without calyx or corolla, with 2 bracts at their base ; 1 stamen ; 2 ovaries, each 2-lobed and imperfectly 2-celled ..."
2. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"... genus callitriche (Water Starwort). C. verna; C. hetero- .phylla; C. autumnalis. Medical properties: Diuretic, in dropsy. ..."
3. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"occupying the axis of a fleshy albumen, and nearly equalling it in length; cotyledons very short; radicle superior. ONLY GENUS. Callitriche. ..."
4. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1813)
"... of the genus callitriche, by Mr. Schmaltz. The paper was in English, of considerable length, and gave a very minute account of this genus, together with ..."
5. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary: Embracing the Terminology of by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"A natural order of aquatic plants, consisting only of the genus Callitriche, several species of which are natives of the United Slates. Cal-losl-ty. [Lat. ..."
6. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... Hydrocharis, Polygonum amphibium, many species of the genus Callitriche, and many water-inhabiting ..."
7. Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany and Vegetable Physiology by Asa Gray (1866)
"... formed of the genus Callitriche ; aquatic annuals, with opposite entire leave.« ; the axillary flowery (either perfect or ..."