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Noun1.Cortaderia - tall ornamental grasses of South America and New Zealand and New Guinea: pampas grassCortaderia - tall ornamental grasses of South America and New Zealand and New Guinea: pampas grass
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
Cortaderia selloana, pampas grass - tall perennial grass of pampas of South America having silvery plumes and growing in large dense clumps
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Pampas grass isn't everyone's cup of tea but Cortaderia richardii is a more refined version well worth seeking out - it has very elegant arching plumes.
While analyses indicate species invasion may be area-specific, site-wide trends demonstrate that within six years, areas dominated by highly invasive species have increased including: Euphorbia terracina (5.83 acres), Carpobrotus edulis (4.99 acres), and Cortaderia selloana (1.02 acres).
75 Cortaderia jubata Tseqtseq H (Lemoine) Stapf 76 Festuca hieronymi Hack.
Genero Numero de especies Paspalum 89 Panicum 42 Festuca 36 Eragrostis 29 Calamagrostis 25 Chusquea 25 Digitaria 24 Axonopus 21 Setaria 20 Cenchrus 18 Poa 17 Muhlenbergia 16 Andropogon 15 Aristida 15 Agrostis 14 Lasiacis 12 Urochloa 12 Pariana 11 Sporobolus 11 Arthrostylidium 10 Cortaderia 10 Nassella 10 Neurolepis 10 Schizachyrium 10 Tabla 3.
In particular, Cortaderia selloana 'Aureolineata' stands out as a superb example, with its very long yellow-margined leaves that move gracefully, even in the gentlest of breezes.
h ms Hc -- Chondrosum simplex (Lag.) Kunth h ms T N Cortaderia bifida Pilg.
Estas son: Abutilon theophrasti, Agave americana, Azolla filiculoides, Carpobrotus edulis, Carpobrotus acinaciformis, Araujia sericifera, Cortaderia selloana, Cylindropuntia rosea, Opuntiaficus-indica, Oxalispes-caprae, Arctotheca calendula, Arundo donax, Cenchrus ciliaris, Chloris gayana, Egeria densa, Ludwigia grandiflora, Lonicera japonica, Eichhornia crassipes, Ailanthus altissima, y Nicotiana glauca.