Definition of Genus sagittaria

1. Noun. Genus of aquatic herbs of temperate and tropical regions having sagittate or hastate leaves and white scapose flowers.

Exact synonyms: Sagittaria
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Alismataceae, Family Alismataceae, Water-plantain Family
Specialized synonyms: Common Arrowhead

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sagittaria

genus Ruptiliocarpon
genus Ruscus
genus Russula
genus Ruta
genus Rutilus
genus Rynchops
genus Rypticus
genus Sabal
genus Sabbatia
genus Sabinea
genus Saccharomyces
genus Saccharum
genus Sadleria
genus Sagina
genus Sagitta
genus Sagittaria
genus Sagittarius
genus Saiga
genus Saimiri
genus Saintpaulia
genus Salamandra
genus Salicornia
genus Salix
genus Salmo
genus Salmonella
genus Salpa
genus Salpichroa
genus Salpiglossis
genus Salpinctes
genus Salsola

Literary usage of Genus sagittaria

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1. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany edited by Amos Arthur Heller, Patrick Beveridge Kennedy (1907)
"The only representatives of the genus Sagittaria known to me within the state are the plants whose present names are S. ..."

2. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1911)
"... characters which ally it with the modern genus Sagittaria it is equally close to other modern and closely related genera as has just been pointed out, ..."

3. Seven Years' Residence in the Great Deserts of North America by Emmanuel Domenech (1860)
"... the Camassia esculenta, the roots of the water- arrow of the genus Sagittaria, and those of the lily of the valley of the genus ..."

4. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"The bast is very tough and is used in making cordage. Family ALISMACEAE Genus SAGITTARIA SAGITTARIA SAGITTIFOLIA L. Local names: ..."

5. Elementary Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1898)
"The arrow leaf (genus sagittaria) occurs in wet ground, or on the margins of streams and ponds. The leaves are very variable, and this seems to depend to ..."

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