Definition of Genus eleocharis

1. Noun. Sedges having dense spikes of flowers and leaves reduced to basal sheaths.

Exact synonyms: Eleocharis
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Cyperaceae, Family Cyperaceae, Sedge Family
Member holonyms: Spike Rush

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Eleocharis

genus Edmontosaurus
genus Egeria
genus Egretta
genus Eichhornia
genus Eimeria
genus Eira
genus Elaeagnus
genus Elaeis
genus Elaeocarpus
genus Elagatis
genus Elanoides
genus Elanus
genus Elaphe
genus Elaphurus
genus Electrophorus
genus Eleocharis
genus Elephantopus
genus Elephas
genus Elettaria
genus Eleusine
genus Eleutherodactylus
genus Eliomys
genus Elodea
genus Elops
genus Elsholtzia
genus Elymus
genus Emberiza
genus Embothrium
genus Emilia
genus Emmanthe

Literary usage of Genus eleocharis

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

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1905)
"... and describe as forming a new genus that group of plants now known as the genus Eleocharis, commonly believed to have been first segregated from the old ..."

2. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New-York by N.Y. Lyceum of Natural History (New York, New York Academy of Sciences (1836)
"... reticulatus of Lamarck, and as the genus Eleocharis may possibly be hereafter restored to Scirpus, I have not retained the specific name of Dr. Ingalls. ..."

3. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"This species is common and widely distributed from Luzon to Mindanao. Family CYPERACEAE Genus ELEOCHARIS ELEOCHARIS DULCIS (Burm. f.) Trin. (Fig. 8). ..."

4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1890)
"FL STEWART (Title) 283 On the genus Eleocharis in America. By NL BRITTON (Title) . . . 284 On the tropical distribution of certain sedges. ..."

5. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1896)
"The genus eleocharis, etc. No. 23. The American Species of the Genus Anemone, etc. No. 34. The North American Species of Lespedeza. Cosson et Germain. ..."

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