Definition of Pilosella

1. Noun. Genus of hairy perennial herbs with horizontal rhizomes and leafy or underground stolons; Eurasia and North Africa; often considered congeneric with Hieracium.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilosella

Pike
Pike's Peak
Pilate
Pilates
Pilea
Pilea involucrata
Pilea microphylla
Pilea pumilla
Pilgrim
Pilgrim's Progress
Pilgrim Father
Pilgrims
Pilipino
Pill Hill
Pillars of Hercules
Pilosella
Pilosella aurantiaca
Pilosella officinarum
Pilsen
Pilsener
Pilsner
Piltdown hoax
Piltdown man
Piltz
Piltz sign
Pilularia
Pilularia globulifera
Pima
Pimbwe
Pimenta acris

Literary usage of Pilosella

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1. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society by Hawaiian Entomological Society (1906)
"... and M. pilosella.** The larvae have a row of 8 suctorial discs on the ventral side by which they cling to moist by the spray of waterfalls or by drops ..."

2. On Molecular and Microscopic Science by Mary Somerville (1869)
"... pilosella, a member of the naked- eyed group, is like an inverted watch-glass (fig. 112), less than an inch in diameter. • The roof of this umbrella is ..."

3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"The earliest use of the name pilosella for a group of Hieracium seems to be in 1542 by ... The following species of pilosella are found in North America ..."

4. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1808)
"pilosella. Till. Ic. 14. On this figure a learned botanist of my acquaintance has chiefly rested his opinion of the plant now under consideration being H. ..."

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