type genus of the Eriocaulaceae: rushlike aquatic or marginal perennials usually found in shallow waters of acid lakes and pools and bogs
Syn: ↑genus Eriocaulon
Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Eriocaulaceae, ↑family Eriocaulaceae, ↑pipewort family
Member Meronyms: ↑pipewort, ↑Eriocaulon aquaticum

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈkȯˌlän\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from erio- + -caulon (from Greek kaulos stalk, stem) — more at hole
: a genus (the type of the family Eriocaulaceae) of widely distributed acaulescent herbs having flowers with glandular petals and 4 to 6 stamens

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Eriocaulon /-ō-köˈlon/ noun
(Gr kaulos stalk) the pipewort genus, giving name to the Eriocaul(on)āˈceae, a family of monocotyledons, related to the Bromelias
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Main Entry:erio-

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  • Eriocaulon — ID 31808 Symbol Key ERIOC Common Name pipewort Family Eriocaulaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IN, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Eriocaulon L. — Symbol ERIOC Common Name pipewort Botanical Family Eriocaulaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • eriocaulon — er·i·o·cau·lon …   English syllables

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  • Eriocaulon decangulare — Taxobox name = Eriocaulon decangulare image width = 240px status = G5 status system = TNC status ref = Cite web publisher =NatureServe title = Eriocaulon decangulare work = NatureServe Explorer url =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Eriocaulon aquaticum — noun aquatic perennial of North America and Ireland and Hebrides having translucent green leaves in a basal spiral and dense buttonlike racemes of minute white flowers • Syn: ↑pipewort • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte,… …   Useful english dictionary

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