Definition of Epigeous

1. a. Same as Epigæous.



Definition of Epigeous

1. Adjective. Growing on, or close to, the ground. ¹

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Definition of Epigeous

1. growing on or close to the ground [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epigeous

epigenesists
epigenetic
epigenetic change
epigenetically
epigenetics
epigenic
epigenist
epigenists
epigenome
epigenomes
epigenomic
epigenomics
epigenotype
epigenotypes
epigenous
epigeous (current term)
epiglottal
epiglottic
epiglottic cartilage
epiglottic folds
epiglottic tubercle
epiglottic vallecula
epiglottidean
epiglottidectomy
epiglottides
epiglottiditis
epiglottis
epiglottises
epiglottitis
epiglycanin

Literary usage of Epigeous

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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1905)
"epigeous COTYLEDONS. FIG. 272. unknown i plant (Allium sp. ?). The cotyledon is the only part above ground, and is divided in two parts—the lower persistent ..."

2. A Text-book of botany and pharmacognosy by Henry Kraemer (1908)
"epigeous Shoots.—As would be supposed these two kinds of shoots vary to a certain extent. In epigeous shoots a number ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"4- merous; stamens 8, free: frs. small, 4-celled, a single seed in each cell but with no pulp-vesicles; seeds hard and rounded, cotyledons epigeous in ..."

4. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"After Warming. covers an area ten meters in diameter, whereas the epigeous foliage-shoots are thin and never more than a meter in height. ..."

5. Applied and Economic Botany: Especially Adapted for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1914)
"In epigeous shoots a number of features may be noted. If the internodes are long the leaves do not usually interfere with one another so far as exposure to ..."

6. Managing Forest Ecosystems to Conserve Fungus Diversity and Sustain Wild edited by David Pilz, Randy Molina (1998)
"Determine seasonal species composition and standing crop biomass of hypogeous and selected epigeous ectomycorrhizal fungus sporocarps in ..."

7. Applied and Economic Botany for Students in Technical and Agricultural by Henry Kraemer (1916)
"epigeous Shoots.—As would be supposed, these two kinds of ... In epigeous shoots a number of features may be noted. If the internodes are long the leaves do ..."

8. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"... the slender ringed trunks arising from epigeous roots: Ivs. terminal, recurved; blade oblong or cuneate-obovate, bifid, plicate - nerved, ..."

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