Definition of Genus phleum

1. Noun. Grasses native to temperate regions.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phleum

genus Phascolarctos
genus Phaseolus
genus Phasianus
genus Phegopteris
genus Phellodendron
genus Phenacomys
genus Philadelphus
genus Philaenus
genus Phillyrea
genus Philodendron
genus Philohela
genus Philomachus
genus Philophylla
genus Phlebodium
genus Phlebotomus
genus Phleum
genus Phlomis
genus Phlox
genus Phoca
genus Phocaena
genus Phoenicophorium
genus Phoeniculus
genus Phoenicurus
genus Phoenix
genus Pholas
genus Pholidota
genus Pholiota
genus Pholis
genus Pholistoma
genus Phoradendron

Literary usage of Genus phleum

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1. A Manual of Farm Grasses by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1921)
"Phleum pratense L. The genus Phleum includes several species of the Old World that are of no importance agriculturally. One species, mountain timothy (P. ..."

2. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"genus phleum. Panicles cylindrical and spike-like : spikelets one-flowered,com- pressed : empty glumes with short stiff point or awn : flowering glume ..."

3. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"The common name of several British plants of the genus Phleum, but applied especially to the Phleum pratense. [See PHLEUM. ..."

4. Agricultural Botany, Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1913)
"genus phleum. Panicles cylindrical and spike-like : spikelets one-flowered, compressed : empty glumes with short stiff point or awn : flowering glume ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The genus Phleum is distinguished by a panicle so compact as to resemble a close spike, single-flowered Timothy Grass (Phleum spikelets, with two nearly ..."

6. The Forage and Fiber Crops in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1907)
"There are about ten more or less definitely recognized species of the genus Phleum, the most important of which, aside from the species under consideration, ..."

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