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Definition of the noun elymus
What does elymus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- tall tufted perennial grasses (such as lyme grass or wild rye)
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Elymus: genus Elymus
- more generic terms: liliopsid genus / monocot genus = genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
- member of: family Graminaceae / family Gramineae / family Poaceae / Graminaceae / Gramineae / grass family / Poaceae = the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds
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:
- Elymus Hybr
- Elymus Zhui
- Elymus Asper
- Elymus dives
- Elymus Dorei
- Elymus durus
- Elymus Laxus
- Elymus minor
- Elymus Tauri
- Elymus tener
- Elymus Varia
- Elymus Acutus
- Elymus Aliena
- Elymus Alopex
- Elymus bakeri
- Elymus Drucei
- Elymus Enysii
- Elymus Falcis
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by Robert SWEET
ELYMUs is a genus of the Grasses, ...
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 ...
Range 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; ...
by Mary E. Barkworth, Laurel K. Anderton, Kathleen M. Capels, Sandy Long, Michael B. Piep
As treated here, Elymus is a widespread, northtemperate genus ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
The 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, ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Elymus arenarius, or sea lime- grass ...
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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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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