Alopecurus

noun
annual or perennial grasses including decorative and meadow species as well as notorious agricultural weeds
Syn: ↑genus Alopecurus
Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus
Member Holonyms:
Member Meronyms: ↑meadow foxtail, ↑Alopecurus pratensis

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\\əˌläpəˈkyu̇rəs, ˌaləpə-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek alōpekouros beard grass (Polypogon monspeliensis), from alōpek-, alōpēx fox + -ouros -urous
: a genus of grasses found in temperate regions and having slender culms, flat leaves, and soft spikes — see meadow foxtail

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  • Alopecūrus — L. (Fuchsschwanz), Gattung der Gramineen, Gräser mit zylindrischer, ährenförmiger Rispe. Etwa 20 Arten, besonders in Europa und dem gemäßigten Asien. A. pratensis L. (Wiesenfuchsschwanz, Kolbengras, s. Tafel »Gräser I«, Fig. 8) wächst truppweise… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Alopecurus — Alopecūrus, Fuchsschwanz, Gattg. der Gramineen, mit walzenförmigen Rispen [Abb.], teils Futtergräser (A. pratensis L., Wiesenfuchsschwanz), teils Unkräuter (A. agrestis L., Ackerfuchsschwanz u.a.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Alopecurus — Fuchsschwanzgräser Wiesen Fuchsschwanz (Alopecurus pratensis) links und Knick Fuchsschwanz (Alopecurus geniculatus) rechts …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alopecurus — Taxobox name = Alopecurus image width = 240px image caption = Slender Meadow Foxtail ( Alopecurus myosuroides ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Poales familia = Poaceae genus = Alopecurus genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Alopecurus —   Cola de zorro Alopecurus myo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Alopecurus — Vulpin Vulpin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alopecurus L. — Род 32. Лисохвост (Сем. Poaceae – Злаки) 52. Alopecurus aequalis Sobol. – Лисохвост короткоостый 53. Alopecurus geniculatus L. – Лисохвост коленчатый 54. Alopecurus pratensis L. – Лисохвост луговой …   Флора Центрально-лесного государственного заповедника

  • Alopecurus — pašiaušėlis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių (Poaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Alopecurus). atitikmenys: lot. Alopecurus angl. foxtail vok. Fuchsschwanz rus. лисохвост lenk. wyczyniec …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Alopecurus — ID 2778 Symbol Key ALOPE Common Name foxtail Family Poaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • alopecurus —   Resembling Alopecurus …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

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