Definition of Myriophyllum
1. Noun. Chiefly monoecious and usually aquatic herbs (as the milfoils).
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Haloragaceae, Family Haloragidaceae, Haloragaceae, Haloragidaceae, Water-milfoil Family
Member holonyms: Water Milfoil
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myriophyllum
Literary usage of Myriophyllum
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, Addison Brown (1897)
"1808. myriophyllum ambiguum Nutt. Gen. 2: 212. 1818. myriophyllum ... west to Missouri, Louisiana, Texas, and south to Panama. 8. myriophyllum ..."
2. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Stamen anil cell of the ovary one. 2. myriophyllum. Immersed leaves pinnately dissected. Flowers monoecious or polygamous. Parts of the tlower in fours. 1. ..."
3. Microscopy for Beginners: Or, Common Objects from the Ponds and Ditches by Alfred Cheatham Stokes (1887)
"... or " mermaid-weed," which so closely resembles myriophyllum when in the water that it has ... myriophyllum ..."
4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"myriophyllum spicatum L. Eurasian water-milfoil Herbaceous perennial, rooted submergent aquatic Lakes and rivers. A fairly recent arrival, this species is ..."