genus Eragrostis

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Noun1.genus Eragrostis - annual or perennial grasses of tropics and subtropicsgenus Eragrostis - annual or perennial grasses of tropics and subtropics
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
bay grass, love grass - any of various grasses of the genus Eragrostis; specially useful for forage and for the prevention of erosion
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Different species of the genus Eragrostis Wolf.; however, may exhibit either the Panicoid or Chloridoid type of glands or intermediate forms between these two types (Tateoka et al., 1959; Amarasinghe & Watson, 1988).
Floristic analysis reflects that the genus Eragrostis as being the most representative with 05 species (18.5%) followed in descending order by Aristida and Cenchrus with 04 species (14.8%) each and Panicum with 02 species (7.4 %) while the remaining genera have one species each.