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miscanthus

(mɪsˈkænθəs)
n
(Plants) any tall perennial bamboo-like grass of the genus Miscanthus, native from southern Africa to SE Asia and cultivated for ornament in temperate regions
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The test results are optimistic because they have shown that sunliquid technology can successfully process miscanthus into lignocellulosic sugar and ethanol.
They vary in size from the giant Miscanthus sinensis 'Goliath' which stands 2.5 metres tall, to Deschampsia 'Tatra Gold', a neat little tuft with flowering stems that reach about 30cm at most.
Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster' 'Zebrinus' Stipa gigantea Hakonechloa macra Cortaderia richardii Miscanthus sinensis (Japanese silvergrass)
Start with a framework of grasses such as switch grass or panicum virgatum, molinia, turfted hair grass, miscanthus and carex.
There are a couple of new ornamental grasses that have made their way toward the top of my wish list -- Miscanthus sinensis Bandwidth and Panicum virgatum Prairie Winds Totem Pole.
Miscanthus is highly absorbant, but not readily available, while rushes have been used as bedding material for hundreds of years, and is still used when cereal straw is expensive.
The genus Miscanthus is a species of promising C4 perennial nonfood bioenergy grasses for cellulosic biofuel production [1].
LATE-FLOWERING ornamental grasses such as Miscanthus only really gets growing in early summer but by mid-summer it can achieve a height of 1.5 metres.
Miscanthus is one such - it only really gets growing in early summer but by mid-summer it can achieve a height of 1.5 metres.
Or try taller miscanthus such as zebra grass, Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus' (pictured).
RUSTLE UP SOUNDS Tall grasses like miscanthus and greater quaking grass make a lovely rustling sound, as do fine-leaved trees like birch and robinia.