Definition of Genus lythrum

1. Noun. Loosestrife.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lythrum

genus Lycopersicum
genus Lycopodium
genus Lycopus
genus Lycosa
genus Lyginopteris
genus Lygodium
genus Lygus
genus Lymantria
genus Lynx
genus Lyonia
genus Lyrurus
genus Lysichiton
genus Lysichitum
genus Lysiloma
genus Lysimachia
genus Lythrum
genus Macaca
genus Macadamia
genus Machaeranthera
genus Macleaya
genus Maclura
genus Macowanites
genus Macrocephalon
genus Macrocheira
genus Macroclemys
genus Macrodactylus
genus Macronectes
genus Macropus
genus Macrothelypteris
genus Macrotis

Literary usage of Genus lythrum

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1. The Ladies Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"The plants composing the genus Cuphea were separated from those forming the genus Lythrum, chiefly because the former have a tubular calyx and unequal ..."

2. Dictionary of Natural History Terms with Their Derivations: Including the by David Hudson Mac Nicoll (1863)
"the family of which the beautiful genus Lythrum is the type. Ly'thrum (Bot.) Xi/fy>«v, black blood; alluding to the colour of the ..."

3. Scientific Lectures by John Lubbock (1890)
"The genus Lythrum (Fig. 33) affords a still more complex case, for here we have three sets of flowers. The stamens are in two groups; in some plants, ..."

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