Definition of Rhodes grass

1. Noun. Perennial grass of South Africa introduced into United States; cultivated as forage grass in dry regions.

Exact synonyms: Chloris Gayana
Generic synonyms: Finger Grass



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhodes Grass

Rhizopogonaceae
Rhizopus nigricans
Rhizopus stolonifer
Rho(D) immunoglobulin
Rho-associated kinase
Rhoda
Rhodanthe manglesii
Rhode
Rhode Island
Rhode Island Red
Rhode Island bent
Rhode Island red
Rhode Islander
Rhode Islanders
Rhodes
Rhodes grass
Rhodes scholar
Rhodesia
Rhodesian
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Rhodesian Ridgebacks
Rhodesian malignant theileriosis
Rhodesian man
Rhodesian ridgeback
Rhodesian trypanosomiasis
Rhodesians
Rhodian
Rhodie
Rhodie bar
Rhodie bars

Literary usage of Rhodes grass

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"RHODES-GRASS, a newly-introduced species, is a native of central and southern ... Rhodes-grass is especially promising for the semi-arid regions of the ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"RHODES-GRASS, a newly-introduced species, is a native of central and southern ... Rhodes-grass is especially promising for the semi-arid regions of the ..."

3. A Manual of Farm Grasses by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1921)
"rhodes grass rhodes grass is a native of South Africa that has recently been ... rhodes grass is a perennial which forms creeping stems that throw up at ..."

4. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"rhodes grass is considered the best of all forage crops that can be grown ... rhodes grass has survived temperatures of from —7 to — 10°C. and is also very ..."

5. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"rhodes grass (Chloris gayana), of South Africa, is an extremely valuable hay grass ... A planting of rhodes grass will yield satisfactory crops of hay for a ..."

6. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"rhodes grass (Chloris gayana), of South Africa, is an extremely valuable hay grass ... A planting of rhodes grass will yield satisfactory crops of hay for a ..."

7. The Essentials of Agriculture by Henry Jackson Waters (1915)
"rhodes grass. rhodes grass was recently introduced from Central Africa, ... It has a much wider adaptation than the rhodes grass, is an annual, ..."

8. The Essentials of Agriculture by Henry Jackson Waters (1915)
"rhodes grass. rhodes grass was recently introduced from Central Africa, ... It has a much wider adaptation than the rhodes grass, is an annual, ..."

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