Erianthus


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Noun1.Erianthus - genus of reedlike grasses having spikes crowded in a panicle covered with long silky hairs
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
plume grass - a reedlike grass of the genus Erianthus having large plumes
Erianthus ravennae, Ravenna grass, wool grass - grass often cultivated for its long white-ribbed leaves and large plumes resembling those of pampas grass
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In addition to diagnostic species, Erianthus ravennae was the most abundant taxon.
Due to the low stocking rate, the area had a predominance of Erianthus angustifolius until 1970.