Saururus cernuus
Lizard's tail Liz"ard's tail` . (Bot.) A perennial plant of the genus {Saururus} ({Saururus cernuus}), growing in marshes, and having white flowers crowded in a slender terminal spike, somewhat resembling in form a lizard's tail; whence the name. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • Saururus cernuus — taxobox name = Lizard s tail regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Magnoliids ordo = Piperales familia = Saururaceae genus = Saururus species = S. cernuus binomial = Saururus cernuus binomial authority = | Saururus… …   Wikipedia

  • Saururus cernuus — ID 75432 Symbol Key SACE Common Name lizard s tail Family Saururaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Saururus cernuus — noun North American herbaceous perennial of wet places having slender curled racemes of small white flowers • Syn: ↑lizard s tail, ↑swamp lily, ↑water dragon • Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saururus cernuus L. — Symbol SACE Common Name lizard s tail Botanical Family Saururaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Saururus — Saurure …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Saururus — noun type genus of the Saururaceae: lizard s tails • Syn: ↑genus Saururus • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Saururaceae, ↑family Saururaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saurūrus — (S. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Saurureae. 7. Kl. 4. Ordn. L.; Art: S. cernuus, an feuchten Stellen in Virginien, riecht u. schmeckt gewürzhaft, erweichendes Mittel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • genus Saururus — noun type genus of the Saururaceae: lizard s tails • Syn: ↑Saururus • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Saururaceae, ↑family Saururaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lizard's-tail — noun North American herbaceous perennial of wet places having slender curled racemes of small white flowers • Syn: ↑swamp lily, ↑water dragon, ↑Saururus cernuus • Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant …   Useful english dictionary

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