Definition of Genus Salicornia
1. Noun. Glassworts.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Chenopodiaceae, Family Chenopodiaceae, Goosefoot Family
Member holonyms: Glasswort, Salicornia Europaea, Samphire
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Salicornia
Literary usage of Genus Salicornia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1851)
"... the genus Salicornia, I should say that S. procumbens is a distinct species ; that S. radicans and S. ..."
2. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1851)
"If I were to sum up the result of my observations of this year on the genus Salicornia, I should say that S. procumbent is a distinct species. ..."
3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"... the north of Spain (Journal of tkt Linnean Society, 'Botany,' vol. ii. 185$». He studied the genus Salicornia, partly in conjunction with Richard ..."
4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... genus Salicornia, succulent saline plants with leafless jointed stems and containing a large proportion ..."
5. Geology of the Non-metallic Mineral Deposits Other Than Silicates by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"Another soda-secreting plant is the glasswort or marsh-samphire of the genus Salicornia, a succulent saline plant of the same family, with leafless jointed ..."
6. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1851)
"208 appears a valuable and comprehensive abstract of a paper by Mr. Joseph Woods, on the various British forms of the genus Salicornia, as observed by ..."