Definition of Poaceae

1. Noun. The grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane.

Exact synonyms: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Graminales, Order Graminales
Member holonyms: Graminaceous Plant, Gramineous Plant, Aegilops, Genus Aegilops, Agropyron, Genus Agropyron, Agrostis, Genus Agrostis, Alopecurus, Genus Alopecurus, Andropogon, Genus Andropogon, Arrhenatherum, Genus Arrhenatherum, Arundo, Genus Arundo, Avena, Genus Avena, Bromus, Genus Bromus, Bouteloua, Genus Bouteloua, Buchloe, Genus Buchloe, Cenchrus, Genus Cenchrus, Chloris, Genus Chloris, Cortaderia, Genus Cortaderia, Cynodon, Genus Cynodon, Dactylis, Genus Dactylis, Dactyloctenium, Genus Dactyloctenium, Digitaria, Genus Digitaria, Echinochloa, Genus Echinochloa, Eleusine, Genus Eleusine, Elymus, Genus Elymus, Eragrostis, Genus Eragrostis, Erianthus, Genus Erianthus, Festuca, Genus Festuca, Genus Glyceria, Glyceria, Genus Holcus, Holcus, Genus Hordeum, Hordeum, Genus Leymus, Leymus, Genus Lolium, Lolium, Genus Muhlenbergia, Muhlenbergia, Genus Oryza, Oryza, Genus Oryzopsis, Oryzopsis, Genus Panicum, Panicum, Genus Paspalum, Genus Pennisetum, Pennisetum, Genus Phalaris, Phalaris, Genus Phleum, Phleum, Genus Phragmites, Phragmites, Genus Poa, Poa, Meadow Grass, Meadowgrass, Genus Saccharum, Saccharum, Genus Schizachyrium, Schizachyrium, Genus Secale, Secale, Genus Setaria, Setaria, Millet, Genus Sorghum, Sorghum, Genus Spartina, Spartina, Genus Sporobolus, Sporobolus, Genus Stenotaphrum, Stenotaphrum, Genus Triticum, Triticum, Genus Zea, Zea, Genus Zizania, Zizania, Genus Zoisia, Genus Zoysia, Zoisia, Bambuseae, Tribe Bambuseae
Specialized synonyms: Calamagrostis, Genus Calamagrostis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poaceae

Pluviôse
Plymouth
Plymouth Colony
Plymouth Rock
Plzen
Pneumocystis carinii
Pneumonyssus simicola
Pneumovax
Pnom Penh
Pnyx
Po
Po River
Po valley
Poa nemoralis
Poa pratensis
Poaceae
Pobeda Peak
Pobedy Peak
Pocahontas
Pocahontases
Pocatello
Pocket Cube
Pocket Cubes
Poconos
PodAds
Podalyria
Podargidae
Podargus
Podaxaceae

Literary usage of Poaceae

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

1. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"The five families that contribute the most to the known flora are Asteraceae (62 species), poaceae (49), Fabaceae (33), Lamiaceae (9), and Scrophulariaceae ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Robert Brown suggested two primary divisions—Paniceae and poaceae, according to the position of the most perfect flower in the ..."

3. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"Near Harrodsburg, May 7, 1921. JM Van Hook 3865. 64. TILLETIA CORONA Schrib. Tracy & Earle, Bull. Torrey Club. 23:210. 1896. On poaceae: ..."

4. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"The five families that contribute the most to the known flora are Asteraceae (62 species), poaceae (49), Fabaceae (33), Lamiaceae (9), and Scrophulariaceae ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Robert Brown suggested two primary divisions—Paniceae and poaceae, according to the position of the most perfect flower in the ..."

6. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"Near Harrodsburg, May 7, 1921. JM Van Hook 3865. 64. TILLETIA CORONA Schrib. Tracy & Earle, Bull. Torrey Club. 23:210. 1896. On poaceae: ..."

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