Dactyloctenium


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Noun1.Dactyloctenium - a monocotyledonous genus of the family Gramineae
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
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Ber), Cenchrus ciliaris (Cci), Cymbopogon jwarancusa (Cjw), Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Dae), Dichanthium annulatum (Dan),
In terms of cover and frequency the dominant species for this habitat type include, Vachellia xanthophloea, Ficus sycomorus, Rauvolfia caffra, Dactyloctenium australe, Evolvulus nummularius, Helitrophium sp.
Seven major weed species comprising of three grassy weeds [Achrachne racemosa Heyne ex Roem & Ohwi, Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.
Grasses and herbs of grazing importance include Dactyloctenium scindicum (Crow foot grass), Cenchrus biflorus (Indian sandbur), Cynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass), Panicum turgidum (Desert grass), Desmostachya bipinnata (Deep root grass), Sehima nervosa (White grass), Citrulus colocynthis (Bitter apple) and Tribulus terestris (Puncture vine).
All the seeds that we observed carried into the nest belonged to three species: Egyptian grass Dactyloctenium aegyptium, southern crabgrass Digitaria ciliaris (both Poaceae), and the small shrub Sida (Malvaceae).
where we also found vegetal species of dry zone such as: Enteropogon prieurii (Kunth) Clayton (E6), Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.
The herbaceous layer is marked by grass species such as Cenchrus biflorus, Schoenfeldia gracilis, Eragrostis tremula and Dactyloctenium aegyptium.
Eight species namely Ageratum conyzoides, Parthenium hysterophorus, Amaranthus viridis, Chenopodium murale, convolvulus arvensis, Brachiaria ramose, Cynodon dactylon and Dactyloctenium aegyptium exhibited 90% prevalence each Among others, 6 species namely Achyranthes aspera, Coronopus didymus, Cenchrus pennisetiformis, Dicanthium annulatum, Eragrostis poaeoides, Rumex dentatus, found in all the eight studied sites and showed 100% prevalence.
Cyperus rotundus, Dactyloctenium aegyptium, Launaea nudicaulis, Ageratum conyzoides, Avena fatua, Cnicus arvensis, Chenopodium murale, and Malva neglecta were sampled from wheat fields, whereas eight species of weeds namely Solanum nigrum, Cyperus rotundus, Euphorbia hirta, Malvestrum coromandelianum, Conyza ambigua, Convolvulus arvensis, Poa annua and Oxalis corniculata were sampled for invertebrate fauna from sugarcane fields.
They include, among others, Dactyloctenium aegyptium, Schismus arabicus and Tragus berteronianus.