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sandbur

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bur grass,

any species of the genus Cenchrus of the family Poaceae (grassgrass,
any plant of the family Poaceae (formerly Gramineae), an important and widely distributed group of vascular plants, having an extraordinary range of adaptation. Numbering approximately 600 genera and 9,000 species, the grasses form the climax vegetation (see ecology) in
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 family), sandy-soil plants of tropical and temperate regions. At maturity the sharp spines and burlike seeds make the plant a troublesome weed, especially to sheepgrowers. The name sandbur is sometimes used for the buffalo bur and the horse nettle of the family Solanaceae (nightshadenightshade,
common name for the Solanaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and a few trees of warm regions, chiefly tropical America. Many are climbing or creeping types, and rank-smelling foliage is typical of many species.
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 family). The family Poaceae is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Liliopsida, order Cyperales. The Solanaceae is in the class Magnoliopsida, order Polemoniales.
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Canonical correspondence ordination of seed bank at site Dingarh Fort area (CCA seed bank data) showing the relationships between species (triangles) and environmental variables (arrows) Eragrostis barreliri= Eba, Ochthochloa compressa=Oco; Cenchrus biflorus=Cbi; Cenchrus ciliaris =Cci; Aristida funiculata=Afu; Tribulus longipetalus=T\o; Sasuvium sasuvioides= Ssa; Mollugo cerviana =Mce; Indigofera hocstetteri= Iho; Gisekiapharnaceoides= Gph; Euphorbia prostrata=Epr, Foeniculum velgarus=Fve; Dipterygium gluacum=Dgl; Capparis decidua=Cde;Calligonum polygonoides =Cpo; Acacia nilotica=Ani; Fagonia cretica=Fin, Stipagrostis plumosa= Spl.
Sin embargo, cuando se excluia a P lanatum Klotzsch, el genero se volvia parafiletico con todas las especies de Cenchrus anidadas dentro de el.
Important genera of grasses include Cenchrus, Lasiurus and Panicum (Akhter and Arshad, 2006).
Species variation in crude protein (%) across different sites in the Borana rangelands during the main rain season Sites Species Did-Tuyura Mana-Soda Medhacho Cenchrus ciliaris 7 6 6.
The moderately frequent species Eclipta alba, Amaranthus viridis, Sonchus asper, Kochia indica, Suaeda fruticosa, Euphorbia pilulifera, Boerhavia diffusa, Medicago polymorpha, Melilotus parviflora, Plumbago zeylanica, Cenchrus pennisetiformis, Dicanthium annulatum, Eragrostis poaeoides, Poa annua, Malvestrum tricuspidatum and Solanum nigrum showed AF of 25-30% and RF of 1.
The only two plant species observed in the sheep and goat-grazed areas at all data collection dates were Cenchrus ciliaris and Aristida setifolia (grasses), and Rhychosia minima and Hyptis suaveolens (dicotyledon), probably a direct effect of the good resistance of these species to the environmental conditions of the region.
Estas son: Abutilon theophrasti, Agave americana, Azolla filiculoides, Carpobrotus edulis, Carpobrotus acinaciformis, Araujia sericifera, Cortaderia selloana, Cylindropuntia rosea, Opuntiaficus-indica, Oxalispes-caprae, Arctotheca calendula, Arundo donax, Cenchrus ciliaris, Chloris gayana, Egeria densa, Ludwigia grandiflora, Lonicera japonica, Eichhornia crassipes, Ailanthus altissima, y Nicotiana glauca.
cardo 34) Canea papava papaya 35) Carva fllmomensis pecan 36) Celtis ehrenbergiana tala 37) Cenchrus clandestinus pasto klkuyo, pasto africano 38) Cenchrus pumupeus pasto elefante 39) Cenchrus fribuloides zacate 40) Chenopodium albpm quinoa 41) Chusqupa lorent7iana cana 42) Cicer arietinum garbanzo 43) Cichorium intybus achicoria, radicheta 44) Citrullus lanatus var sandia lanatus 45) Citrus sinensis naranja 46) Coffea arabica cafe 47) Convolvulus arvensis enredadera perenne 48) Croton capitatus hierba de la cabra 49) Cucumis melo melon 50) Cucumis sativus pepino 51) Cucurbita argyrosperma calabaza subsp.
Axonopus triglochinoides Panicoideae Nativa (Mez) Dedecca Axonopus zuloagae Panicoideae Nativa-endemica Giraldo-Canas Cenchrus brownu Roem.
On the contrary, avoiders of urbanized environments are Solanum chacoense, Cenchrus pauciflorus, Cortaderia selloana and Acryrocline satureoides, which grew as plants common for open dunes at the 10 km-stations.
2006); (4) panicles with bristles of similar or different lengths (Doust & Kellogg, 2002); (5) panicles with primary branches with short internodes, with the resulting appearance of a central axis surrounded by concentric rings of bristles (Penisetum and Cenchrus, Doust & Kellogg, 2002) (6) short or long inflorescence peduncle.
Grasses: Chrysopogon monatus, Chrysopogon aucheri, Themeda anathera, Bothriothloa pertusa, Aristida mutabilis, Cenchrus ciliaris, Digitaria nodos, Desmostachya bipinnata, Imperarta cylindrical, Eleusine compressa, Cynodon dactylon, Panicum antidorale, Pennisetum orientate, Polvpogon monspeliensis, Cymobopogon jawarancusa, Eulatiopsis binata Desert Trees/Shrubs: Araria jacquemontii, Aracia rangelands nilotica, Acacia Senegal, Calligonum polygonoides, Euphorbia cadurifolia.