Dactylis

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Noun1.Dactylis - a monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species)Dactylis - a monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species)
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
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Some of the best results came from planting red or white clover in with traditional pasture plants such as rye grass like lolium perenne or the dactylis glomerata, commonly known as cock's-foot or orchard grass.
After 25 years the Cock's-foot (Dactylis) sprouted on the first attempt -- little green shoots on a petri dish of agar gel.