Related to gramineous: aspersion


1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of grasses.
2. Of or belonging to the grass family.

[From Latin grāmineus, grassy, from grāmen, grāmin-, grass.]


(ɡrəˈmɪnɪəs) or


(Plants) resembling a grass; grasslike
[C17: from Latin grāmineus of grass, grassy, from grāmen grass]


(grəˈmɪn i əs)

1. grasslike.
2. belonging to the grass family of plants.
[1650–60; < Latin grāmineus=grāmin-, s. of grāmen grass + -eus -eous]
gra•min′e•ous•ness, n.
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This species is signaled by [14] on the gramineous such as Hordeum vulgare, Lycium arabicum and Zea mays.
2013), while gramineous plants can presented rapid root system formation and soil occupation (Silva et al.
This insect prefers to oviposit and feed on gramineous plants, both weeds and crops (Capinera 2006).
Skora Ncto (1993) also noted that allelopathic effects are greater on grass weeds with a gramineous mulch and on broadleaves with a broadleaf mulch.
The areas of lower declivity, which include the south and central portions of the Serra Negra Lake, are flattened with moist soil and are covered by gramineous and hydrophilic vegetation such as Sphagnum spp.
Occurrence, physiological and molecular analysis of endophytic diazotrophic bacteria in gramineous energy plants.
This organic material originated from the partially decomposed, loosely compacted vegetal remains of the genus Sphagnum, mixed with woody fragments, gramineous and humus particles, accumulated in an anoxic environment, highly saturated with water all year round (Grignola & Ordonez, 2002) (Fig.
Efflatoun (1937) states that the specimens he captured were all sitting on 'rather high gramineous herbage' while one female was caught while feeding on a 'Trypetid fly (Urellia)'.
Gramineous species produce tillers, which originate from the axillary buds of the parent shoot at the base of the parent phytomer internode, which is immediately above the node and sheath insertion of the preceding phytomer (EVERS et al.
This study was carried out on the Reserva El Espinal in the Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto Campus (33[degrees]07' S; 64[degrees]14' W), Cordoba, Argentina, located in a natural pasture comprising herbaceous weedy species interspersed with woody shrubs, with high percentage of gramineous cover uniformly distributed.