Definition of Genus Dactylis
1. Noun. A monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species).
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dactylis
Literary usage of Genus Dactylis
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1. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1852)
"... and we fbd л alluded to ЪУ And this in twenty-seven years ! genus Dactylis, and we find it alluded to by Foster under the appellation of Dactylis ..."
2. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"genus Dactylis. Panicle of dense clusters of spikelets all arranged on one side : spikelets with three to five flowers : empty glumes with a short rigid ..."
3. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1843)
"... and of the French Naturalists; but he correctly refers it to the genus Dactylis, and suggests that it may probably be the Dactylis ..."
4. Agricultural Botany, Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1913)
"genus Dactylis. Panicle of dense clusters of spikelets all arranged on one side: spikelets with three to five flowers : empty glumes with a short rigid ..."
5. The Annual Report by Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society (1858)
"GENUS—DACTYLIS, Low. COCK'S FOOT-GRASS. Glumes two, unequal, narrow, lanceolate, acuminate, shorter than the spikelet, the larger keeled; ..."