Bahia grass


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Ba·hi·a grass

or Ba·hi·a·grass (bə-hē′ə grăs′)
n.
A perennial grass (Paspalum notatum) of tropical and subtropical America, cultivated for forage, turf, and erosion control.

[After Bahia (Salvador), Brazil.]

Ba•hi′a grass`

(bəˈhi ə)
n.
a lawn and pasturage grass, Paspalum notatum, native to tropical America.
[1925–30; after Bahia (state)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bahia grass - perennial tropical American grass used as pasture grass in arid areas of the Gulf StatesBahia grass - perennial tropical American grass used as pasture grass in arid areas of the Gulf States
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
genus Paspalum - a genus of perennial grasses of warm regions
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HIRATA (2000) observed a small effect of N on the LAR of bahia grass, which was more influenced by the month of the year and cutting height.
While owners may seek changes, the plans typically emphasize drought-tolerant bahia grass and native plants.
Paspalum notatum, also known as Bahia grass, which can tolerate salty conditions and drought extremely well, will be used for the greening,Ao he said.
Bahia grass (Paspalum notatum), centipede grass (Eremochloa opiuroides) or carpet grass (Axonopus) are the species to select if you are after a low-maintenance lawn.
Augustine grass (Stenatophrum secundatum (Walter) Kuntze), a common lawn grass and Bahia grass (Paspalum notatum Flugge), an important pasture grass.