Definition of Genus Pistia

1. Noun. One species: water lettuce.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pistia

genus Pipa
genus Piper
genus Pipile
genus Pipilo
genus Pipistrellus
genus Pipra
genus Piptadenia
genus Pipturus
genus Piqueria
genus Piranga
genus Piroplasma
genus Pisanosaurus
genus Piscidia
genus Pisonia
genus Pistacia
genus Pistia (current term)
genus Pisum
genus Pithecanthropus
genus Pithecellobium
genus Pithecia
genus Pithecolobium
genus Pitta
genus Pituophis
genus Pitymys
genus Pityrogramma
genus Placuna
genus Plagianthus
genus Planera
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago

Literary usage of Genus Pistia

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

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... in 4-6 series: fr. baccate, irregularly breaking open, normally with many seeds. Botanically, the genus Pistia is unique. ..."

2. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"Collection.—Maryland Geological Survey. Order ARALES Family ARACEAE Genus PISTIA Linne [Sp. PI., 1753, p. ..."

3. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"Deep Cut, Delaware; Grove Point, Cecil County, Maryland. Collection.—Maryland Geological Survey. Order ARALES Family ARACEAE Genus PISTIA Linne [Sp. PI., ..."

4. Annual Report and Proceedings of the Botanical Society by Botanical Society of Edinburgh (1841)
"of the genus Pistia, though they lead to what he considers an erroneous arrangement of this and ..."

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