Definition of Genus Juncus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Juncaceae; perennial tufted glabrous marsh plants of temperate regions: rushes.

Exact synonyms: Juncus
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Juncaceae, Juncaceae, Rush Family
Member holonyms: Bullrush, Bulrush, Common Rush, Juncus Effusus, Soft Rush



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Juncus

genus Ixia
genus Ixobrychus
genus Ixodes
genus Jabiru
genus Jacksonia
genus Jacquinia
genus Jaculus
genus Jambos
genus Jamesonia
genus Jasminum
genus Jatropha
genus Javanthropus
genus Jordanella
genus Juglans
genus Junco
genus Juncus (current term)
genus Juniperus
genus Jynx
genus Kakatoe
genus Kalmia
genus Kalotermes
genus Katsuwonus
genus Kennedia
genus Kennedya
genus Kenyapithecus
genus Keteleeria
genus Khaya
genus Kiggelaria
genus Kinosternon
genus Kirkia

Literary usage of Genus Juncus

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1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1868)
"in the structure of their flower and fruit; and though in the genus Juncus the larger groups are founded upon the nature of the vegetative organs and the ..."

2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1893)
"... when Dr. Engelmann published the first i »art of his Revision of the North American species of the genus Juncus, were they comprehensively treated as ..."

3. Agricultural Botany, Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1913)
"The commoner plants belonging to the genus Juncus are known as true rushes and are mostly smooth perennials. Generally abundant on wet undrained land, ..."

4. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"The commoner plants belonging to the genus Juncus are known as true rushes and are mostly smooth perennials. Generally abundant on wet undrained land, ..."

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