genus Cenchrus

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Noun1.genus Cenchrus - a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae that have bursgenus Cenchrus - a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae that have burs
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
bur grass, burgrass - a grass of the genus Cenchrus
Cenchrus tribuloides, field sandbur, sandbur, sandspur - grass of the eastern United States and tropical America having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs
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Presence of sclerenchyma strands on the abaxial side only makes the genus Cenchrus distinct from the remaining species within the tribe.
Thick sclerenchyma strands on the upper and lower surface are present in all large VBs while sclerenchyma strands on the lower surface only, are present opposite to small VBs which differentiate the genus Cenchrus from other genera of the tribe.