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- adj. Of or pertaining to the Cyperaceae, or sedges.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a large family of plants of which the sedge is the type.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to or resembling plants of the family Cyperaceæ—that is, sedges and their congeners.
Besides the plants above-mentioned, a beautiful blue Nymphaea was found growing in the lagoon; and around it, among the reeds and high cyperaceous plants, a small labiate, a Gomphrena, the native Chamomile, and a Bellis were growing.
Gramina and cyperaceous plants of Germany, Arabia, and Senegal, have been recognized among those that were gathered by M. Bonpland and myself on the cold table-lands of M.xico, along the burning shores of the
Did we see in fact the internodes (parts between the knots) of a gramen of the tribe of nastoides? or may this carex be perhaps a cyperaceous plant* destitute of knots?
In such a site in the temperate zone, the cyperaceous and gramineous plants would have formed vast meadows; here the soil abounded in aquatic plants, with sagittate leaves, and especially in basil plants, among which we noticed the fine flowers of the costus, the thalia, and the heliconia.