genus Eleusine

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Noun1.genus Eleusine - annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslandsgenus Eleusine - annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands
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
Eleusine indica, yard grass, yardgrass, wire grass, goose grass - coarse annual grass having fingerlike spikes of flowers; native to Old World tropics; a naturalized weed elsewhere
African millet, coracan, corakan, Eleusine coracana, finger millet, kurakkan, ragee, ragi - East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
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There are nine species of genus Eleusine distributed in Asia, Africa and South America.
Finger millet [Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.] is among the most cultivated millets and belongs to the genus Eleusine, in the Chloridoidae subfamily (Clayton & Renvoze, 1986).
coracana) of the genus Eleusine have been previously documented in the country (Jongbloed 2003; Karim and Fawzi, 2007).