Definition of Myriophyllum

1. Noun. Chiefly monoecious and usually aquatic herbs (as the milfoils).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myriophyllum

Myr
Myra
Myrcia
Myrciaria
Myrciaria cauliflora
Myrdal
Myriapoda
Myrica
Myrica cerifera
Myrica gale
Myrica pensylvanica
Myricaceae
Myricales
Myricaria
Myricaria germanica
Myriophyllum
Myristica
Myristica fragrans
Myristicaceae
Myrmecia
Myrmecobius
Myrmecobius fasciatus
Myrmecophaga
Myrmecophaga jubata
Myrmecophagidae
Myrmeleon
Myrmeleontidae
Myrmidon
Myroxylon balsamum

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 ..."

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