family Graminaceae


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Noun1.family Graminaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cerealsfamily Graminaceae - 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