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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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Group A was primarily comprised of 42 clones from all Q-series, all CP-, HoCP-, or LCP-series, all YT-series and three Erianthus arundinaceus F4 innovative parental clones, etc.
Poales: Poaceae) (NPCS Board of Consultants & Engineers 2007: under the synonymous name of Erianthus munja [Roxb.
Due to the low stocking rate, the area had a predominance of Erianthus angustifolius until 1970.
nummularia, Eleusine compressa, Erianthus sp, Calotropis procera, Dalbergia sissoo, Panicum antidotale, and Saccharum spp.
A Clark, Paspalum notatum Flugge, Andropogon lateralis Nees (touceiras pastejadas e nao-pastejadas), Paspalum plicatulum Michx, Erianthus angustifolius Michx e Aristida laevis (Nees) Kunth.
A ministry panel recommended the same day that Japan be able to produce at least 100,000 to 200,000 kiloliters of biofuels annually from grass plants, such as Erianthus and sugarcane, at a cost of 40 yen per liter by adopting innovative technologies.
Our sample includes only two Chorotypid genera, Erucius and Erianthus, and these, as expected, group as a clade, confirming the morphological evidence that their two subfamilies (Eruciinae and Erianthinae) are related.
Saccharum officinarum, however, is believed to have evolved through hybridization of species such as Erianthus arundinaceus (Retz.
Among the short perennial grasses on we may cite: Aristida mendocina, Chloris castilloniana, Digitaria californica, Elymus erianthus, Munroa mendocina, etc.
Equisetaceae Floyd, Weatherhold 845 Erianthus alopecuroides Poaceae Harrison, R.