genus Eleocharis


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Noun1.genus Eleocharis - sedges having dense spikes of flowers and leaves reduced to basal sheathsgenus Eleocharis - sedges having dense spikes of flowers and leaves reduced to basal sheaths
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Cyperaceae, family Cyperaceae, sedge family - bulrush; chufa; cotton grass; papyrus; umbrella plant
spike rush - a sedge of the genus Eleocharis
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Monographic studies in the genus Eleocharis. Rhodora 31: 121-135; 152-163; 167-191; 199-219; 224-242.
Monographic studies in the genus Eleocharis. Rhodora 31: 121-135, 152-163, 167-191, 199-219, 224-242.
The vegetation on the backswamp consists of plants that can survive heavy inundation for long periods of time, mainly wild rice (Oryza spp.), sedges of the genus Eleocharis and Cyperus, the legume Sesbania cannabina, and the herb Polygonatum attenuatum.