Definition of Sparganium

1. Noun. Type and sole genus of Sparganiaceae; marsh or aquatic herbs of temperate regions.

Exact synonyms: Genus Sparganium
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Bur-reed Family, Family Sparganiaceae, Sparganiaceae
Member holonyms: Bur Reed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sparganium

Spanish paprika
Spanish people
Spanish peseta
Spanish pointer
Spanish practices
Spanish psyllium
Spanish rice
Spanish tamarind
Spanish tea
Spanish walk
Sparaxis tricolor
Sparganium (current term)
Sparmannia africana
Sparrow Unit
Spartina cynosuroides
Spartina pectinmata
Spartium junceum

Literary usage of Sparganium

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

1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"Sparganium ramosum American authors in part, not Hudson. 150. ... Sparganium natans of authors, not L. 151. Sparganium simplex Huds. Fl. Angl. Ed. 2, ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Illustrated in first edition as Sparganium simplex. July-Sept. ii. ... Maine to Connecticut and Minnesota. July-Sept. 12. Sparganium ..."

3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1908)
"86, May, 1907) Sparganium diver si folium Graebner, var. acaule (Beeby) Fernald & Eames ... Late last summer I found this Sparganium in Framingham, Mass. ..."

4. British Phaenogamous Botany, Or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of W. (William) Baxter by W. (William) Baxter (1839)
"Root-leaves long, strap-shaped, entire, triangular at the base, the intermediate spaces between the angles being flat ; (not concave, as in Sparganium ..."

5. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1913)
"IN a marsh near the Eastern Branch of the Potomac I found a few days since the finest patch of Sparganium eurycarpum that I ever saw, the developed white ..."

6. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1897)
"While the majority of the latter have a cary- opsis, there are others in which the fruit is nut-like, corresponding to that of Sparganium (see Hackel, ..."

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