Definition of Genus eriophorum
1. Noun. Cotton grass.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Cyperaceae, Family Cyperaceae, Sedge Family
Member holonyms: Cotton Grass, Cotton Rush
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Eriophorum
Literary usage of Genus eriophorum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"This synoptic treatment will be followed by a detailed discussion of the history and some of the affinities of the genus Eriophorum, with notes on certain ..."
2. Memoir and Correspondence of the Late Sir James Edward Smith by James Edward Smith (1832)
"When these are extended into a kind of wool, hanging out beyond the scales, such a character marks the genus Eriophorum." Linnaeus asserts that " Scirpus ..."
3. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"The plant cotton-grass: (genus Eriophorum). Flourish, sb. The blossom on fruit-trees. Cf. ONflur, flowers, blossoms, blooms; ..."
4. German Trade and the War: Commercial and Industrual Conditions in War Time by Chauncey Depew Snow, Josef Jiří Král (1918)
"... principally the various species of the genus Eriophorum (cotton grass). The raw materials have been commandeered, and by an order issued July 7, 1917, ..."