Definition of Genus pennisetum

1. Noun. A genus of Old World grasses.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pennisetum

genus Pedilanthus
genus Pediocactus
genus Pedioecetes
genus Pedionomus
genus Peireskia
genus Pelargonium
genus Pelecanus
genus Pellaea
genus Pellicularia
genus Peltandra
genus Peltiphyllum
genus Penelope
genus Peneus
genus Penicillium
genus Pennatula
genus Pennisetum
genus Penstemon
genus Peperomia
genus Perca
genus Percina
genus Perdix
genus Pereskia
genus Pericallis
genus Peridinium
genus Perilla
genus Periophthalmus
genus Peripatopsis
genus Peripatus
genus Periplaneta
genus Periploca

Literary usage of Genus pennisetum

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"genus pennisetum PENNISETUM (Latin, penna, a feather, and setu, a bristle). A genus of about forty species of (mostly) greenhouse grasses. ..."

2. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"Within the genus Pennisetum, apomictic types have been located in a number of species. If their trait for self- replication can be transferred to pearl ..."

3. Molecular Markers in Plant Genome Analysis: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"CC: F200 AB: Apomixis, asexual reproduction through seed, is an obligate mode of reproduction in several species from the genus Pennisetum. ..."

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