Gramineae


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Gramineae

[grə′min·ē‚ē]
(botany)
The grasses, a family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Cyperales characterized by distichously arranged flowers on the axis of the spikelet.
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A worldwide phylogenetic classification of the Poaceae (Gramineae) II: An update and a comparison of two 2015 classifications.
En segundo orden de especies seleccionadas por los ovinos se encuentran las de la familia Gramineae sobresaliendo Axonopus spp.
Ecological adaptation of salt marsh grass, Distichlis spicata (Gramineae), and environmental factors affecting its growth and distribution.
Rhodobium porosum (Sanderson) Rhopalomyzus poae (Gillette) Lonicera alpigena Rhopalosiphoninus latysiphon bulbs (Tulipa, Gladiolus), (Davidson) runners Rhopalosiphum maidis (Fitch) Gramineae Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae (L.) Prunus spp.
The Elongate class contains five types that are diagnostic of the Gramineae as a whole but do not possess any subfamily or tribal characteristics.
The best-represented families were Gramineae (8), Compositae (7), Chenopodiaceae (5), and Leguminosae (4).
The accompanying plants of Rhubarb are mainly Ranunculaceae, Cyperaceae, Gramineae, Rosaceae, Compositae, Polygonaceae, Dipsacaceae, Leguminosae, Umbelliferae, Gentianaceae, Labiatae, Boraginaceae, Basidiomycetes, and others.
Therefore, the formation of new tillers assists the establishment and the perenniality of forage gramineae, assisting in the protection of the soil, weed control, and principally increasing the production of forage.