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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Oryzeae — wild rice (zizania).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of grasses including Indian rice. See Indian rice, under rice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of grasses, of the tribe Oryzeæ.
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- n. wild rice
In the old translation of the Bible, the Zizania, which is now translated Tares, was sometime translated Cockle, [78: 1] and
See index to this volume; also, "Zizania," or Canada rice.
Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
Though the English term for what the native people of the Minnesota call "Manoomin" is wild rice, it is actually not rice (Oryza sativa) but rather the seed of an aquatic grass (Zizania palustris) and is related to corn.
Researchers at Jug Bay have been tracking the loss and recovery of an emergent aquatic vegetation (EAV) species, Zizania aquatica, which was declining due to grazing by resident Canada geese.
Zizania palustris is a native of the upper midwestern Great Lakes region of North America, where it grows in shallow lakes and marshes and was gathered in canoes by the Ojibway and other native peoples.
Zizania latifolia and Ustilago esculenta, a grass-fungus association.
An Asian wild rice, Zizania latifolia, develops the infection in its upper stem, which swells with hyphae.
Rice-fish culture has been practiced, not only in shallow-water ricefields, but also in deepwater rice fields and in fields of wild rice (Zizania spp).
Clearing our way through a row of tall swamp weeds, _Zizania aquatica, Scirpus lacustris, Scirpus pungens_, among which the white flowers of _Sparganium ramosum_ and
(_Zizania aquatica, _) a plant which was 'formerly very important to the