mousetail definition

  • noun:
    • Any plant regarding the genus Ivesia, when you look at the flower family members.
    • Any plant regarding the genus Myosurus, in buttercup household.
    • A genus of ranunculaceous plants (Myosurus), where the prolonged receptacle is covered with imbricating achenes, therefore resembles the end of a mouse.
    • A plant of this genus Myosurus, especially M. minimus: so-named through the shape of the elongated fruiting receptacle.

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