Definition of Erianthus ravennae
1. Noun. Grass often cultivated for its long white-ribbed leaves and large plumes resembling those of pampas grass.
Group relationships: Erianthus, Genus Erianthus
Generic synonyms: Plume Grass
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Literary usage of Erianthus ravennae
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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1871)
"The erianthus ravennae. T OVERS of ornamental grasses must not omit this season to find room in their -L^ flower garden or lawn borders for that gem of ..."
2. The English Flower Garden: Design, Arrangement and Plans Followed by a by William Robinson (1895)
"erianthus ravennae.—A fine Grass from S. Europe, somewhat like the Pampas Grass m habit, but smaller in size, having violet-tinged leaves. ..."
3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1867)
"The new Japanese maize, and the grasses, particularly erianthus ravennae, which grows almost, or quite, to the size of the Pampas, ..."