Erianthus


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Noun1.Erianthus - genus of reedlike grasses having spikes crowded in a panicle covered with long silky hairs
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
plume grass - a reedlike grass of the genus Erianthus having large plumes
Erianthus ravennae, Ravenna grass, wool grass - grass often cultivated for its long white-ribbed leaves and large plumes resembling those of pampas grass
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O estrato herbaceo, dominado por especies cespitosas entremeadas por arbustivas baixas apresenta fitofisionomia tipica de vegetacao adaptada a ambientes relativamente secos, com destaque a presenca dos generos Stipa, Andropogon, Aristida e Erianthus (VELOSO; RANGEL FILHO; LIMA, 1991).
Erianthus: A sugarcane relative with potential as a source of resistance to the stem borer Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae).
Group A was primarily comprised of 42 clones from all Q-series, all CP-, HoCP-, or LCP-series, all YT-series and three Erianthus arundinaceus F4 innovative parental clones, etc., while 33 parental clones of Group B contained all TT-series, all GT-series, three Saccharum officinarum species, etc.
Microsatellite markers from sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) ESTs cross transferable to Erianthus and Sorghum.
(Poales: Poaceae) (NPCS Board of Consultants & Engineers 2007: under the synonymous name of Erianthus munja [Roxb.] Jeswiet) have been used successfully as artificial nesting substrates in India, and use of the local Ravenna grass in Pakistan seems applicable for future managed nesting operations.
Henry, "Microsatellite markers from sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) ESTs cross transferable to erianthus and sorghum," Plant Science, vol.
Due to the low stocking rate, the area had a predominance of Erianthus angustifolius until 1970.
nummularia, Eleusine compressa, Erianthus sp, Calotropis procera, Dalbergia sissoo, Panicum antidotale, and Saccharum spp.