Definition of Liriope

1. Noun. Sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lilyturf.

Exact synonyms: Genus Liriope
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Lily Turf, Lilyturf, Liriope Muscari



Definition of Liriope

1. Noun. Any of the plants of the genus ''Liriope'' used as a groundcover in landscaping and gardening ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Liriope

1. a stemless Asian herb [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liriope

liquorrhoea
liquors
liquour
liquours
lira
liraglutide
liras
lirate
lire
lirella
lirellae
lirelliform
liri
liriodendron
liriodendrons
liriope (current term)
liriopes
liripipe
liripipes
lirk
lirked
lirking
lirks
liroconite
lirot
liroth
lirt
lis

Literary usage of Liriope

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

1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1861)
"Supplementary Memoir on the Genera liriope and Pelto- . gaster, Rathke. ... The body of the liriope was more distended than that before described, ..."

2. Catalogue of Diurnal Lepidoptera Described by Fabricius in the Collection of by Arthur Gardiner Butler (1869)
"P. liriope, Fabr.," in the linnean Collection, upon the authority of Mr. Jones. 3. ... liriope ..."

3. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"Delamination in liriope eurybia and ... 93 ; liriope mucronata, with remarks on ... 1873; liriope scutigera, Brooks, op. cit. supra, p. 373. ..."

4. Embryogeny: An Account of the Laws Govering the Development of the Animal by Hans Przibram (1908)
""From an eighth of an egg of liriope, which yet contains material from both ... This is not so in the case of liriope where the larva from half an egg first ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1888)
"The life-history of liriope is simple and direct. Then metamorphosis, and the animal passes through a planula sta^: hydra stage, and a medusa stage ..."

6. A Dramatic Version of Greek Myths and Hero Tales by Fanny Amanda Comstock (1912)
"liriope. He who can read the future can also read the present aright. You have said truly. Tell me if the beauteous Narcissus, my son, ..."

7. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1903)
"May it not be that the same type of metamorphosis as that which takes place in liriope (Brooks, 1895) is passed through in this genus as well ? ..."

8. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"liriope (Fig. 137) is sometimes as much as three ... It differs from liriope in having six, or a multiple of six, radial canals. ..."

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