Definition of Genus glaux
1. Noun. Sea milkwort.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Primulaceae, Primrose Family, Primulaceae
Member holonyms: Black Saltwort, Glaux Maritima, Sea Milkwort, Sea Trifoly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Glaux
Literary usage of Genus glaux
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1. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"Inhabits Europe and Asia ; Africa ? N. America ? vicinity of Calcutta. Genus GLAUX, Blyth. Gl. javanica (?), Jerdon's III. Ind. Orn. pl. 30). SIN. ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Francis Wall Oliver, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"In the genus Glaux only one floral envelope is developed. It has the appearance of a perianth, and resembles that of Polygo- ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"There is one genus (Glaux) in which the corolla is entirely wanting. The largest genus is the type of the family (Primula), ..."
4. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"... it is suppressed in the genus Glaux: the stamens (Fig. 454 a) are generally adnate to the tube of the corolla and are opposite to its lobes ..."
5. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"A British plant of the genus Glaux, the G. marítima, called also sea-milkwort. [See GLAUX.] BLACK'-SNAKE, n. [add.] The black- snake of Jamaica is the ..."