Definition of Genus myriophyllum

1. Noun. Chiefly monoecious and usually aquatic herbs (as the milfoils).

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Myriophyllum

genus Mutisia
genus Mya
genus Myadestes
genus Mycobacterium
genus Mycoplasma
genus Mycteria
genus Mycteroperca
genus Mylodon
genus Myocastor
genus Myopus
genus Myosotis
genus Myotis
genus Myrciaria
genus Myrica
genus Myricaria
genus Myriophyllum
genus Myristica
genus Myrmecia
genus Myrmecobius
genus Myrmecophaga
genus Myrmeleon
genus Myroxylon
genus Myrrhis
genus Myrsine
genus Myrtillocactus
genus Myrtus
genus Mysis
genus Mytilus
genus Myxine
genus Myxinikela

Literary usage of Genus myriophyllum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... one of various water-plants with finely dissected leaves, chiefly of the genus Myriophyllum. The hooded water-milfoil is the bladderwort, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"In the case of the genus Myriophyllum in which the drawings have less of sharpness and more of the character of sketches, the species, which everyone has ..."

3. British Phaenogamous Botany, Or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of W. (William) Baxter by W. (William) Baxter (1840)
"... intermediate ones often with both. Petals greenish. Anthers yellow. Perennial.—Flowers in July and August. Another species of this genus, Myriophyllum ..."

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