Definition of Genus nolina
1. Noun. Perennial plants resembling yucca; found in southern United States and Mexico.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Agavaceae, Agave Family, Family Agavaceae, Sisal Family
Member holonyms: Bear Grass, Nolina Microcarpa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nolina
Literary usage of Genus nolina
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1. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray (1889)
"... composed of Dasylirion and Nolina ; and it is gratifying to find that the outlying genus Nolina, founded long ago on a single Georgian species, ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"It is, however, probably not of pathological origin. The plant is evidently of the lily family, genus Nolina, possibly species humilis. ..."
3. Botanisches Zentralblatt by Botanischer Verein in München, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1903)
"The genus Nolina Vol. 34. p. 42. With portrait.) Cannon, WA 1903. Notes on the vegetation of Roan Mountain. [Urera magna, from St. Kitts. — Trelease. ..."