Definition of Lappula
1. Noun. Stickweed; beggar's lice.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Borage Family, Boraginaceae, Family Boraginaceae
Member holonyms: Beggar Lice, Beggar's Lice
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lappula
Literary usage of Lappula
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Prickles in 2 rows on the margins of the nutlets, distinct IL lappula. ... Myosotis lappula L. Sp. PI. 131. 1753. lappula echinata Gilib. ..."
2. Botanical Commentaries by Jonathan Stokes (1830)
"A seta terminated by 3 deflex aculei, as in Myosotis lappula. Obs. 4988. A species of hamus. Phil. bot. 109. 746. ..."
3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"lappula floribunda (Lehm.) Greene, Pitt. 2: 182 (1891). ... lappula lappula (L.) Karst. Deutsch. Fl. 979 (1880-83). Myosotis lappula L. Sp. PI. 131 (1753). ..."