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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the familyXyridaceae — flowering plantswith small yellow flowers.
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Spathoglottis, and Anthogonium disappear; Xyris continues in abundance, likewise Eriocaulons, especially the middling - sized one; Bucklandia becomes more common and more developed; a frutescent Salix commences at 4,800 feet, as well as a Gramen Avenaceum vel Bromoideum.
Epilobium, Xyris, Juncus, the Senecioneoe, etc.; a new Impatiens occurs towards Myrung.
The marshy spots abound with Juncus effusus, and shew also a Primula out of flower, and a Xyris past flowering.
Xyris, occurs but is not common; Panicum stagninum?
Xyris, Philydrum, a species of Xerotes, and an aromatic spreading herb, grew in great abundance round the water.