Definition of Genus rhizopogon

1. Noun. A genus of fungi having subterranean sporophores resembling tubers.

Exact synonyms: Rhizopogon
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Rhizopogonaceae, Rhizopogonaceae
Member holonyms: Rhizopogon Idahoensis

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Rhizopogon

genus Retrophyllum
genus Rhagoletis
genus Rhamnus
genus Rhapis
genus Rhea
genus Rheum
genus Rhexia
genus Rhincodon
genus Rhinoceros
genus Rhinonicteris
genus Rhinoptera
genus Rhipsalis
genus Rhizobium
genus Rhizoctinia
genus Rhizophora
genus Rhizopogon
genus Rhizopus
genus Rhodanthe
genus Rhododendron
genus Rhodosphaera
genus Rhodymenia
genus Rhus
genus Rhyacotriton
genus Rhynchoelaps
genus Rhyncostylis
genus Rhynia
genus Ribes
genus Richea
genus Richmondena
genus Ricinus

Literary usage of Genus rhizopogon

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

1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The genus Rhizopogon has a sessile uterus, bursting irregularly, and marbled internally with anastomosing veins and sessile sporangia. ..."

2. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1843)
"... to which genus Rhizopogon albus of Ens;. Fl. as far as the specimen found by Klotzsch is concerned is certainly ..."

3. Verslagen en Mededeelingen by Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen Afdeling Natuurkunde (1884)
"Man entfettet ihn mittelst Filtrirpapier und »Umkrystallisiren aus Alcohol, den man spontan verdampfen >lasst. »Auch in anderen Species des genus rhizopogon ..."

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