Definition of Genus paspalum
1. Noun. A genus of perennial grasses of warm regions.
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Dallis Grass, Dallisgrass, Paspalum, Paspalum Dilatatum, Bahia Grass, Paspalum Notatum, Knotgrass, Paspalum Distichum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Paspalum
Literary usage of Genus paspalum
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1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1905)
"an interesting species of the genus Paspalum was encountered. It was impossible to correlate this with any of the known species of the West Indies, ..."
2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1907)
"1 nearer relatives left in the genus Paspalum. The foregoing does not mean that the fruit is held to be the only generic character but merely that it is a ..."
3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1900)
"... L. in the genus Paspalum, following Lamarck, and his own opinion as expressed in the Indian Flora. There is a fair sprinkling of endemic species of ..."
4. An Historical and Statistical Account of the Bermudas: From Their Discovery by William Frith Williams (1848)
"The next in value is what is familiarly called crab grass, and either belongs to or resembles the genus paspalum, bearing its seeds on one side of a ..."
5. The Grasses of Tennessee; including Cereals and Forage plants: Including by Joseph Buckner Killebrew (1878)
"... on the back like in the related genus Paspalum. In the barn-yard grass the spikelets are imbricated (like the shingles on a roof) on a one-sided spike. ..."