Definition of Dactylis

1. Noun. A monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dactylis

Dacotahs
Dacotas
Dacres
Dacridium laxifolius
Dacron
Dacrycarpus
Dacrycarpus dacrydioides
Dacrydium
Dacrydium bidwilli
Dacrydium colensoi
Dacrydium cupressinum
Dacrydium franklinii
Dacrymyces
Dacrymycetaceae
Dactylaria
Dactylis
Dactylis glomerata
Dactyloctenium
Dactyloctenium aegypticum
Dactylopiidae
Dactylopius
Dactylopius coccus
Dactylopteridae
Dactylopterus
Dactylorhiza
Dactylorhiza fuchsii
Dactylorhiza maculata fuchsii
Dactyloscopidae
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Literary usage of Dactylis

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"... after Phleum pra- tense and Poa pratensis (the latter there called blue grass), and before dactylis glomerata, the orchard-grass of the United States. ..."

2. European Agriculture and Rural Economy: From personal observation by Henry Colman (1851)
"ORCHARD GRASS, OR COCKSFOOT, (dactylis Glomerata.} — The next grass much cultivated, and most esteemed, is the orchard grass, or cocksfoot. ..."

3. Handy Book of the Flower-garden, Being Practical Directions for the by David Thomson (1876)
"dactylis GLOMERATA VARIEGATA—i foot.—A variegated form of a native grass, and one of the most useful edging plants we possess. ..."

4. The Agricultural Grasses of the United States by George Vasey, Clifford Richardson, United States Division of Botany (1884)
"Analyses of dactylis glomerata (orchard grass) from various localities. North Carolina Locality. District of Columbia Maine District of Columbia . ..."

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