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(Plants) any aquatic grass species in the genus Glyceria
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Noun1.glyceria - manna grassGlyceria - manna 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
manna grass, sweet grass - any of several moisture-loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odor
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The seeds of Glyceria fluitans, also known as "floating sweet-grass" or "water manna grass" can be used to make porridge or milled for bread.
meyeriana, Glyceria maxima, Kobresia tibetica and Menyanthes trifolia (Tian, 2005; Dou et al., 2013).
The effects of nh 4+ and no 3- on growth, resource allocation and nitrogen uptake kinetics of phragmites australis and glyceria maxima.
Gizinska-Gorna et al., "The efficiency of pollution removal from domestic wastewater in constructed wetland systems with vertical flow with common reed and glyceria maxima," Journal of Ecological Engineering, vol.
Alongside the already dominating Phragmites, a remarkable increase was observed in the frequency of Phalaris arundinacea, Glyceria maxima, Sium latifolium, Agrostis stolonifera, and Rorippa amphibia.
stipata 0.371 0.49 0.86 Carex styloflexa 0.051 0.07 0.12 Glyceria melicaria 1.239 0.84 2.08 Luzula acuminata var.
Microbial Community Structure Elucidates Performance of Glyceria Maxima Plant Microbial Fuel Cell, Appl Microbiol Biot, 94, 537 (2012).
Common lifeforms include erect emergent sedges (Eleocharis, Carex, Cyperus, Bolboschoenus and Baumea species), rushes (Juncus species), grasses (Glyceria and Amphibromus species) and amphibious herbs with floating or emergent leaves (Myriophyllum, Triglochin, Orn duffia, Marsilea, Ranunculus and floating-leaved Potamogeton species).
Stands, where two or three out of the four mentioned species are codominants, comprise 3.6% of the reed bed communities, while Scirpus maritimus L., Glyceria maxima or Acorus calamus L.