Revision as of 21:16, 3 October 2005 by WikiConvertor (Talk)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)


(Science: botany) a kind of large rush, growing in wet land or in water.

The name bulrush is applied in England especially to the cat-tail (Typha latifolia and t. Angustifolia) and to the lake club-rush (Scirpus lacustris); in America, to the Juncus effusus, and also to species of Scirpus or club-rush.

Origin: oe. Bulrysche, bolroysche; of uncertain origin, perh. Fr. Bole stem _ rush.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Bulrush&oldid=44723"
First | Previous (Bully tree) | Next (Bumblebee) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.