Definition of Cenchrus ciliaris

1. Noun. Erect tussock-forming perennial bur grass used particularly in South Africa and Australia for pasture and forage.

Exact synonyms: Buffel Grass, Pennisetum Cenchroides
Generic synonyms: Bur Grass, Burgrass



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cenchrus Ciliaris

Celtic language
Celticism
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Celticize
Celticized
Celticizes
Celticizing
Celtis
Celtis australis
Celtis laevigata
Celtis occidentalis
Celto-Germanic
Celtogermanic
Celts
Cenchrus
Cenchrus ciliaris
Cenchrus tribuloides
Cenozoic
Cenozoic era
Census Bureau
Centaur
Centaurea
Centaurea americana
Centaurea cineraria
Centaurea cyanus
Centaurea gymnocarpa
Centaurea imperialis
Centaurea moschata
Centaurea nigra
Centaurea scabiosa

Literary usage of Cenchrus ciliaris

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1. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"... cenchrus ciliaris) is planted for cattle forage in the lower Rio Grande Valley of southern Texas and northeastern Mexico, and in the Sonoran Desert ..."

2. Cover Crops in West Africa: Contributing to Sustainable Agriculture by Daniel Buckles (1998)
"... + S. hamata and cenchrus ciliaris + S. hamata; pure 5. hamata and natural vegetation were also in the trials. ..."

3. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"One notable success has been in breeding buffel grass (cenchrus ciliaris)— a native African species, distantly related to sorghum, that is used as a forage ..."

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