Stipa

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stipa stī′pa a genus of grasses, the feather-grasses.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. stipa, tow.

Usage

In literature:

Among them were a poa, and the Chloris truncata, and Stipa setacea of Mr. Brown.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
Stipa very common, as well as Iris, Festuca vivipara, Astragali sp., and Artemisia.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
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