Definition of Stipa

1. a grass [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stipa

stinky squid
stint
stintance
stinted
stintedness
stinter
stinters
stintier
stintiest
stinting
stintings
stintless
stints
stinty
stip
stipa (current term)
stipas
stipe
stiped
stipel
stipella
stipellae
stipellar
stipellate
stipels
stipend
stipendary
stipendiaries
stipendiary
stipendiary magistrate

Literary usage of Stipa

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"One of these belongs to the genus stipa and is named stipa ... thin glumes, and narrow, short-branched panicles, on which the specific characters of stipa ..."

2. Plant Indicators: The Relation of Plant Communities to Process and Practice by Frederic Edward Clements (1920)
"Phylogenetically, the formation shows evidence of having derived its dominants originally from two distinct vegetations. stipa ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"stipa sparita Hook. FI. Bor. Am. J: 237. 1840. Not Trin. Glabrous, culms itf°-¡° tall, erect, simple, smooth. Sheaths shorter than the internodes; ..."

4. A Natural History of British Grasses by Edward Joseph Lowe (1864)
"The name is derived from the Greek, signifying a flaxen appearance, in reference to the present species—stipa pennata. AN exceedingly rare British Grass, ..."

5. Flora of the State of Washington by Charles Vancouver Piper (1906)
"ZONAL DISTRIBUTION: I'pper Sonoran and Arid Transition. 4. stipa ... ZONAL DISTRIBUTION : Arid Transition. 8. stipa comata Trin. ..."

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