Definition of Genus lythrum
1. Noun. Loosestrife.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Lythraceae, Loosestrife Family, Lythraceae
Member holonyms: Loosestrife, Lythrum Salicaria, Purple Loosestrife, Spiked Loosestrife, Grass Poly, Hyssop Loosestrife, Lythrum Hyssopifolia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lythrum
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, ..."