Definition of Genus eriophorum

1. Noun. Cotton grass.

Exact synonyms: Eriophorum
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Cyperaceae, Family Cyperaceae, Sedge Family
Member holonyms: Cotton Grass, Cotton Rush

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Eriophorum

genus Eragrostis
genus Eranthis
genus Ercilla
genus Erechtites
genus Erethizon
genus Eretmochelys
genus Erianthus
genus Erica
genus Erigeron
genus Erignathus
genus Erinaceus
genus Eriobotrya
genus Eriocaulon
genus Eriodictyon
genus Eriogonum
genus Eriophorum
genus Eriophyllum
genus Eriosoma
genus Erithacus
genus Erodium
genus Erolia
genus Eruca
genus Erwinia
genus Eryngium
genus Erysimum
genus Erysiphe
genus Erythrina
genus Erythrocebus
genus Erythronium
genus Erythroxylon

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, ..."

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