Definition of Genus cenchrus
1. Noun. A genus of grasses of the family Gramineae that have burs.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Bur Grass, Burgrass, Cenchrus Tribuloides, Field Sandbur, Sandbur, Sandspur
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cenchrus
Literary usage of Genus cenchrus
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1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Taxonomy and distribution of the genus Cenchrus. Iowa State J. Science 37: 259-351. Fernald, ML 1950. The North American variety of Milium effusum. ..."