Definition of Genus myosotis
1. Noun. Forget-me-nots; scorpion grass.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Borage Family, Boraginaceae, Family Boraginaceae
Member holonyms: Garden Forget-me-not, Myosotis Sylvatica, Forget-me-not, Mouse Ear, Myosotis Scorpiodes
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Myosotis
Literary usage of Genus myosotis
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1. Proceedings of the Botanical Society of London by Botanical Society of London (1839)
"... that have received so many additions of late years, as that of the genus Myosotis. Linnaeus, in his great work on Natural History, has described but two ..."
2. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1866)
"THE genus myosotis. WITH AN ILLUSTRATION. WITHOUT dwelling on the beauties of our Wild Flowers, albeit amongst them does occur the Myosotis palustris—the ..."
3. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"E. genus myosotis MYOSOTIS (Greek, mus, a mouse, and otis, an ear ; from the shape of the leaves). A genus including about thirty species of hardy annual ..."
4. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatires on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Wm S Orr, John Radford Young, Alexander Jardine, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1855)
"The following are the characters of the genus Myosotis :— " Calyx inferior, of one leaf, deeply five cleft ; segments acute, equal. ..."
5. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1907)
"The genus Myosotis as revised by R. Brown differs from the change allowable. Various authors have united with Centaurea Jacea L. one or two species which ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... the name popularly applied to he small annual or perennial herbs forming the genus Myosotis i the natural order ..."
7. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1876)
"But just that occurs, on a small scale, in nearly half the species of the related genus Myosotis, mouse-ear or forget-me-not; that is, the stronger bristles ..."