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Definition of the noun elymus

What does elymus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. tall tufted perennial grasses (such as lyme grass or wild rye)

Explanation

Elymus: In Greek and Roman mythology, Elymus was the mythical ancestor of the Elymians, natives of Sicily. Elymus was a Trojan, a natural son of Anchises and a brother of Eryx.

Phrases with Elymus

Phrases starting with the word Elymus:

  1. Elymus Hybr
  2. Elymus Zhui
  3. Elymus Asper
  4. Elymus dives
  5. Elymus Dorei
  6. Elymus durus
  7. Elymus Laxus
  8. Elymus minor
  9. Elymus Tauri
  10. Elymus tener
  11. Elymus Varia
  12. Elymus Acutus
  13. Elymus Aliena
  14. Elymus Alopex
  15. Elymus bakeri
  16. Elymus Drucei
  17. Elymus Enysii
  18. Elymus Falcis

Phrases ending with the word Elymus:

  1. Form Elymus
  2. genus elymus

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Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

ELYMUs is a genus of the Grasses, ...

Google previewThe Ecological Relations of the Vegetation on the Sand Dunes of Lake Michigan (1899)

by Henry Chandler Cowles

About Chicago Elymus is a common character plant of the dunes, but rarely of the beach. Between Chicago and Muskegon Asclcpias Comuti is a frequent tenant of the upper beach. Caiamagrostis longifolia, one of the chief character plants of ...

Google previewRange Plant Handbook (1937)

Elymus is a fairly large genus of rather tall grasses of the North Temperate Zone with more species in the western United States than in any other region. With the exception of one introduced annual, the western species are wholly perennial; ...

Google previewManual of Grasses for North America (2007)

by Mary E. Barkworth, Laurel K. Anderton, Kathleen M. Capels, Sandy Long, Michael B. Piep

As treated here, Elymus is a widespread, northtemperate genus ...

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

ELYMUS is a genus of the Grasses, which needs only to be sown in the open ground. ERIGERON belongs to the Composites. The hardy annual and biennial species must be sown in the open ground. The greenhouse kinds may be raised in ...

Google previewThe Botanical Cultivator; Or, Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hothouses, Greenhouses, and Borders, in the Gardens of Great Britain (1821)

by Robert SWEET

ELYMUS is a genus of the Grasses, which . grows freely in any rich loamy soil, and is readily increased by seeds. . EPILoBIUM belongs to the Onagrariae: its species thrive well in the common flower bor. ders. E. alpinum is best suited to ...

Google previewThe Scots Magazine (1803)

The Elymus is a large and distinguished grass, resembling the seareed, or Arundo arenaria ; and it is not now to be found in the neighbourhood of Leith. t Mr Sutherland's other discovery, the Un/cllora marina Scotica, inperatoria offinis, the ...

Google previewChromosome Engineering in Plants (1991)

Genetics, Breeding, Evolution by P.K. Gupta, T. Tsuchiya

Elymus is the largest genus in the Triticeae tribe, containing about 150 species, most of them being tetraploid and none diploid. It is most widely distributed in Europe, Asia, the Americas and New Zealand—Australia. The genus includes many ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Grasses (2006)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set by Umberto Quattrocchi

Chen (Agropyron barbicallum Ohwi; Elymus barbicallus (Ohwi) Á. Löve; Roegneria barbicalla Ohwi) Asia, China. Caespitose, slender spikes, awns straight, see ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Elymus L. Poaceae (Gramineae) Greek name elymos 'millet' (elyo 'to cover'); nomenclatural problems, considerable taxonomic confusion concerning this genus and the related genera Agropyron Gaertn. and Elytrigia Desv., intergeneric ...

Google previewThe American Farmer's Encyclopedia ... By Gouverneur Emerson, of Pennsylvania, Upon the Basis of Johnson's Farmer's Encyclopedia (1857)

by Gouverneur Emerson

Elymus geniculatus. Knee-jointed or pendu!ous lyme grass. The stem is winged, and the spikes bent directly downwards. At the time of flowering, the produce from a sandy loam is 20,418 lbs. per acre. The foliage is tough and coarse, and the ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

Elymus geniculatus. Knee-jointed or pendulous lyme grass. The stem is winged, and the spikes bent directly downwards. At the time of flowering, the produce from a sandy loam is 20,418 lbs. per acre. The foliage is tough and coarse, and the ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1857)

by John Marius Wilson

Aim cristata, and the giant lyme-grass, Elymus giganteus, about the 2d of August; the decumbent meadow- grass, Poa demnnbem, and the spelt wheat- grass, Triiicu-m Walla, about the 3d of August; the slender wheat-grass, Triticum tenue, ...

Google previewThe Farmer's and Planter's Encyclopaedia of Rural Affairs (1851)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry

Elymus genictdatui. Knee-jointed or pendulous lyme grass. The stem is winged, and the spikes bent directly downwards. At the time of flowering, the produce from a sandy loam is 20,413 Ibs. per acre. The foliage is tough and coarse, and the ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture (1851)

And of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson

the wood meadow-grass, Poa nemoralis, the bulbous-jointed cat's-tail, Phleum nodosum, and the fertile meadow-grass, Poa fertUis, about the 30th of July ; the crested hair-grass, A ira cristata, and the giant lyme-grass, Elymus gigan- teus, ...

Google previewThe American Farmer's Encyclopedia (1858)

Embracing All the Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry, and the Use of Mineral, Vegetable and Animal Manures, with Descriptions and Figures of American Insects, Injurious to Vegetation. Being a Complete Guide for the Cultivation of Every Variety of Garden and Field Crops. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings of Grasses, Grains, Animals, Implements, Insects, Etc by Cuthbert William Johnson, Gouverneur Emerson

Elymus gem'mlatus. Knee-jointed or pendulous lyme grass. The stem is winged, and the spikes bent directly downwards. At the time of flowering. the produce from a sandy loam is 20,418 lbs. per acre. The foliage is tough and coarse, and the ...

Google previewThe New York Botanical Garden Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horticulture (1981)

by Thomas H. Everett

ELYMUS (Ely-mus). Mostly hardy, annual and perennial grasses indigenous to temperate and cold parts of North America, Europe, Asia, and South America constitute this genus of some fifty species. It belongs to the grass family Gramineae ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Elymus arenarius, or sea lime- grass ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2016)

by Andrew Chevallier

elymus. repens. (Graminaceae). Couch. Grass. Description Vigorous perennial growing to 32 in (80 cm). Has a long, creeping rhizome, slender leaves, and erect spikes bearing green flowers aligned in two rows. Habitat & Cultivation Found in ...

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Elymus

Agropyron (Elymus) albicans

This rhizomatous to loosely bunched species is possibly a hybid between thickspike wheatgrass (Agropyron dasystachyum) and bluebunch wheatgrass (Agropyron spicatum). The loosely bunched habit and awned lemmas are from bluebunch wheatgrass and the rhizomatous habit and spike with overlapping spikelets come from thickspike.

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