Poaceae

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Noun1.Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cerealsPoaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Graminales, order Graminales - grasses; sedges; rushes
graminaceous plant, gramineous plant - cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves
Aegilops, genus Aegilops - goat grass
Agropyron, genus Agropyron - perennial grasses of temperate and cool regions: wheatgrass; dog grass
Agrostis, genus Agrostis - annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland)
Alopecurus, genus Alopecurus - annual or perennial grasses including decorative and meadow species as well as notorious agricultural weeds
Andropogon, genus Andropogon - tall annual or perennial grasses with spikelike racemes; warm regions
Arundo, genus Arundo - any of several coarse tall perennial grasses of most warm areas: reeds
Bromus, genus Bromus - a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae
Bouteloua, genus Bouteloua - forage grasses
Buchloe, genus Buchloe - buffalo grass
Cenchrus, genus Cenchrus - a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae that have burs
Chloris, genus Chloris - tufted or perennial or annual grasses having runners: finger grass; windmill grass
Cortaderia, genus Cortaderia - tall ornamental grasses of South America and New Zealand and New Guinea: pampas grass
Cynodon, genus Cynodon - creeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa
Dactylis, genus Dactylis - a monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species)
Dactyloctenium, genus Dactyloctenium - a monocotyledonous genus of the family Gramineae
Digitaria, genus Digitaria - crab grass; finger grass
Echinochloa, genus Echinochloa - annual or perennial succulent grasses of warm regions
Eleusine, genus Eleusine - annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands
Elymus, genus Elymus - tall tufted perennial grasses (such as lyme grass or wild rye)
Eragrostis, genus Eragrostis - annual or perennial grasses of tropics and subtropics
Erianthus, genus Erianthus - genus of reedlike grasses having spikes crowded in a panicle covered with long silky hairs
Festuca, genus Festuca - a genus of tufted perennial grasses of the family Gramineae
genus Glyceria, Glyceria - manna grass
genus Holcus, Holcus - a genus of Old World grasses widely cultivated in America
genus Hordeum, Hordeum - annual to perennial grasses of temperate northern hemisphere and South America: barley
genus Leymus, Leymus - genus that in some classifications overlaps the genus Elymus
genus Lolium, Lolium - darnel; ryegrass
genus Muhlenbergia, Muhlenbergia - a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae grown in America and Asia
genus Panicum, Panicum - panic grass
genus Paspalum - a genus of perennial grasses of warm regions
genus Pennisetum, Pennisetum - a genus of Old World grasses
genus Phalaris, Phalaris - a genus of grasses with broad leaves and a dense spike of flowers
genus Phleum, Phleum - grasses native to temperate regions
genus Phragmites, Phragmites - reeds of marshes and riversides in tropical or temperate regions
genus Poa, Poa - chiefly perennial grasses of cool temperate regions
meadow grass, meadowgrass - any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture
genus Saccharum, Saccharum - tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane
genus Schizachyrium, Schizachyrium - overlaps the genus Andropogon
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5 Hierochloe pauciflora Poa alpigena 1 Puccinellia angustata 0.
Los datos de Powell (1977) sobre la biologia de Conocephalus semivittatus en Nueva Zelanda senalan que la especie es muy exitosa en pastizales dominados por diversas gramineas de los generos Anthoxanthum, Bouteloua, Dactylis, Hierochloe, Lolium, Panicum y Stenotaphium; el autor atribuye el valor de adecuacion del ortoptero al grosor de los tallos de estos pastos, pues ofrecen superficies optimas para la oviposicion.
El genero Phalaris comprende alrededor de 15 especies de pastos anuales y perennes nativos de la zona templada del Norte con unos pocos en Suramerica, asimismo pertenece a la subfamilia Pooideae y se considera relacionado de forma cercana con Hierochloe del cual difiere en que sus flores de reducido tamano son mas bajas (Pohl 1980).