Definition of Lappula

1. Noun. Stickweed; beggar's lice.

Exact synonyms: Genus Hackelia, Genus Lappula, Hackelia
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

Lapland owl
Laplander
Laplanders
Laplandish
Laportea
Laportea canadensis
Lapp
Lappeenranta
Lappic
Lappish
Lappland
Lapplander
Lapponian
Lapponic
Lapps
Lappula
Lapsang Souchong
Laptev Sea
Laputa
Laputan
Laquer's stain
Lara
Laramie
Lardil
Lardizabala
Lardizabalaceae
Lardner
Laredo
Laren
Large Magellanic Cloud

Literary usage of Lappula

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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). ..."

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