Definition of Echinochloa
1. Noun. Annual or perennial succulent grasses of warm regions.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Barn Grass, Barn Millet, Barnyard Grass, Echinochloa Crusgalli, Billion-dollar Grass, Echinochloa Frumentacea, Japanese Barnyard Millet, Japanese Millet, Sanwa Millet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Echinochloa
Literary usage of Echinochloa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"Shama millet (echinochloa colona) is a native of India where it is more or less cultivated for human food, but it is now generally spread through the ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"echinochloa Walteri (Pursh) Nash. Salt- marsh Cockspur-grass. Fig. 310. ... echinochloa Walter! Nash, in Britton, Man. 78. 1901. the lower ones, ..."
3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1912)
"Nee-, und Steudel, of the earlier authors, include echinochloa, ... echinochloa is distingui-hed from Panicum constantly by the plano-convex, pointed fruit, ..."