Definition of Genus najas

1. Noun. Sole genus of the family Naiadaceae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Naias, Naias, Najas
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Naiadaceae, Family Najadaceae, Naiad Family, Naiadaceae, Najadaceae
Member holonyms: Naiad, Water Nymph

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Najas

genus Myroxylon
genus Myrrhis
genus Myrsine
genus Myrtillocactus
genus Myrtus
genus Mysis
genus Mytilus
genus Myxine
genus Myxinikela
genus Myxocephalus
genus Nabalus
genus Naemorhedus
genus Nageia
genus Naias
genus Naja
genus Najas
genus Nanomia
genus Napaea
genus Narcissus
genus Narthecium
genus Nasalis
genus Nasturtium
genus Nasua
genus Natrix
genus Nauclea
genus Naucrates
genus Nautilus
genus Necturus
genus Negaprion
genus Nelumbo

Literary usage of Genus najas

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

1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"A single genus, Najas Linn., is recognized, containing 32 species and many varieties, of which the following are found in the Philippines: Nafas foveolata ..."

2. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1900)
"genus Najas (Trans. Linn. Soc. 2nd ser. Bot. vol. v. part 12), read a supplementary paper on the same subject, in which he gave additional information ..."

3. Sessional Papers by British Columbia Legislative Assembly, Legislative Assembly (1900)
"He has also completed his revision of the genus Najas, and arranged the species according to his monograph, and has revised and re-arranged the genus Xyris, ..."

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