Definition of Pennisetum

1. Noun. A genus of Old World grasses.




Pennisetum Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Pennisetum Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pennisetum

Peneidae
Penelope
Peneus
Penfieldian
Penge
Pengo
Penha
Penicillium
Penjaringan
Penkyamp
Penn
Pennatulidae
Penney's
Pennine Chain
Pennines
Pennisetum
Pennisetum Americanum
Pennisetum cenchroides
Pennisetum glaucum
Pennisetum ruppelii
Pennisetum setaceum
Pennistum villosum
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Avenue
Pennsylvania Dutch
Pennsylvania German
Pennsylvanian
Pennsylvanian period
Pennsylvanians

Literary usage of Pennisetum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, Carleton Roy Ball, F. Lamson-Scribner, Harry Foster Bain (1904)
"pennisetum. pennisetum Pers. Syn. 1: 72. 1805. Endlicher. Gen. H1. 85. in part. Bentham and Hooker Gen. P1. 3: 1105. Hackel Engler and Prantl. Nat. Pflanz. ..."

3. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"Two wild and weedy subspecies (pennisetum glaucum subspecies ... Among other possibly useful wild species are pennisetum ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Pennisetum

Search for Pennisetum on Dictionary.com!Search for Pennisetum on Thesaurus.com!Search for Pennisetum on Google!Search for Pennisetum on Wikipedia!

Search