Xyris

Xyris is a genus of flowering plants in the Yellow-eyed-grass family. The genus counts over two hundred fifty species, widespread over much of the world, with the center of distribution in the Guianas. The leaves are mostly distichous, linear, flat and thin or round with a conspicuous sheath at the base. They are arranged in a basal aggregation. T...
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Xyris

• (n.) A genus of endogenous herbs with grassy leaves and small yellow flowers in short, scaly-bracted spikes; yellow-eyed grass. There are about seventeen species in the Atlantic United States.
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Xyris

genus Xyris noun chiefly American marsh plants, having usually yellow flowers
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Xyris

Xy'ris noun [ Latin , a kind of Iris, Greek ..., from ... a razor.] (Botany) A genus of endogenous herbs with grassy leaves and small yellow flowers in short, scaly- bracted spikes; yellow-eyed grass. There are about seventeen species in the Atlantic United States.
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Xyris

Xyris Yellow-eyed-grass from Greek xyron, 'razor', with reference to a plant that has two-edged leaves.
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Xyris

[n] - chiefly American marsh plants, having usually yellow flowers
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